Green Office News: ‘Plastic bag waste up two years in a row’ claims Environmental charity

Environmental organisations have called for supermarkets to charge customers for the use of plastic bags. Recent reports have claimed that in 2011 supermarket customers approximately used eight billion carrier bags which is 5.4% more than in 2010. Plastic Bags can take 450-1000 years to degrade and litters the UK beaches and streets. By introducing a charge for the use of plastic bags, the demand for plastic bags will reduce substantially leading to waste reduction.

 

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Green Office Tip: Obtain a waste reduction policy for your office.

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