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    Thailand's Plastic Bag Ban Has People Using All Kinds Of Random Containers To Hold Their Groceries

    I love creativity.

    Thailand is setting an example for the rest of the world by banning single-use plastic bags across the entire country.

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    The ban went into effect on Jan. 1, 2020, and let me tell you... the people of Thailand are getting REALLY creative with what they're using instead of plastic bags.

    Some people are using their rolling luggage instead of plastic bags:

    ตามกะแส ใช้กระเป๋าเดินทาง งดถุงพลาสติก เด้อ555 #2020เรามาถึงจุดได้ยังไงเนอะ

    They're hanging their purchases on clips and hangers from the closet:

    Buckets are really having a moment.

    And baskets are being pulled out of every corner of the house to use for grocery store runs:

    These two used oversized traffic cones:

    This guy used his rice cooker to hold his groceries:

    And this guy used a freakin' wheelbarrow:

    งดใช้ถุงพลาสติกนะพี่น้อง

    And apparently this is what you get when you want ice with your soda:

    This guy used what I think are shelves (or at least, I had some like this in my college dorm room):

    เมื่อเขางดใช้ถุงพลาสติก😆😆😆 เครดิตทวงได้นะคะ🙏🏿

    Meanwhile, laundry baskets have never been used so much outside of a laundromat.

    เมื่อคนแถวบ้านไป7-11 เค้าให้งดใช้ถุงพลาสติก😆😆😆

    Others are filling up their purses with their goods:

    Some people are being truly extreme about the whole thing:

    And others still are taking the ban in stride and using it for a ~fashionable moment.~

    งดใช้ถุงพลาสติกกันค่ะ!!! พกเองง่ายกว่า จุ๊ฟ #ลดใช้ถุงพลาสติก #รีวิวเซเว่น #อิหร่าน

    Thailand, I salute your efforts to go plastic-free — and I especially salute your truly inspiring and creative people.

    Capella International

    Let this be an inspiration across the world!

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