Tesco Set to Scrap 5p Plastic Bags

Tuesday, 15 August 2017 11:59:48 Europe/London
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We are all well aware of the 5p plastic bag charge in the UK, but Tesco are going to stop selling these bags altogether, the are replacing this option with a reusable 'bag for life' that will cost 10p.  This change Tesco have expected to reduce the number of bags handed out per year by 700 million and if they are damaged they will replace them for free. 

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Posted By Michelle

A Solution to the Plastic Bag Problem

Thursday, 20 April 2017 15:57:51 Europe/London
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The biggest problem with plastic bags is that they do not degrade they just break down into smaller toxic bits, a bag can take up to 1000 years to fully break down meaning they can contaminate waterways and soils as well as cause problems to wildlife.

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Posted By jon davis
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