QDF Launches Eco-Friendly Shopping Bags

(MENAFN- Gulf Times) After announcing the replacement of 100,000 single-use plastic shopping bags monthly with reusable branded sustainable shopping bags on Earth Day, Qatar Duty Free (QDF) is finally putting the plan into action for World's Environment Day in all Day2Day Essentials Stores at Hamad International Airport.
The sustainable cotton shopping bags are reusable at least 500 times, vegan certified, and made from lightweight and locally sourced cotton, a statement said yesterday.
QDF senior vice president Thabet Musleh, said, "We are very proud of taking the first step towards transforming our shop floor into a sustainable space on World Environment Day. Sustainability is shaping the future of travel retail. As a key player in the industry, it is our responsibility to take the lead in promoting this initiative by adopting sustainable practices.
"Our step is the first amongst many significant decisions and actions we plan to take for a more sustainable and environmental-friendly retail experience. Sustainability has not only been a strong trend and is greatly discussed within the industry; however, it is now greatly desired and supported amongst travellers and duty free customers."


Gulf Times

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