The Boomerang Bags motion based in Australia arrived on the town two years in the past, in November 2019, on the event of Festivalaine, the pageant organized by the departmental textile museum.
These are reusable shopping bags made by volunteers from recycled materials to scale back the use of extremely polluting plastic. At the pageant, Patricia Cathala and a few of her associates introduced the idea and the first bags made by them. Since then, the motion has gathered momentum; initially, greater than 100 of the shopping bags made by the Bastidien group have been distributed on the weekly Thursday market in the village. In early 2020, the well being disaster and confinement prompted the seamstresses to proceed their work. The boomerang Bags France Languedoc group was born. The manufacture of masks produced from recycled materials has taken priority over shopping bags. The volunteers made a number of hundred which have been supplied to the college students of the Lucie Aubrac faculty, to the lecturers, to the municipal workers, of the neighborhood of communes, and so on.
At the finish of November 2021, Patricia Cathala and members of the group organized a workshop to make shopping bags from recycled materials at the salvage and re-employment truthful in Mazamet. It was on this event that they met the managers of the Mazamétaine department of the Restos du Cœur and agreed to make bags to supply to the individuals they acquired. Two hundred bags have been made in only one month “I mobilized my neighbors and friends and we were able to keep our promise, says Patricia Cathala. I also thank the patchwork club which made 15 bags, the association PERLE and my friends Zoe and Christian who gave us recovered tissue. ” Patricia, Anne-Marie, Chantal, Dolly, Piera, André and Nathalie have achieved an distinctive job in a really brief time. On Tuesday, for the first day of meals distribution in 2022, these bags have been supplied to individuals welcomed at the Restos du Cœur de Mazamet by volunteers. A a lot appreciated present, particularly since these bags are very sensible to make use of and keep and they’re additionally designed with the best care with materials in completely matched colours and prints. The group’s information is on Facebook: boomerangbagsfrancelanguedoc
Civil standing as of December 2021.
Death: Yves-Marie Moreau, 9 route du Castel, died on December 1 in Castres, 74 years outdated. Guy Mouret, 4 Impasse Colette, died on December 15 in Castres, 88 years outdated.