In the Year 2000 UK Consumers Used 17 Billion Plastic Carrier Bags.
This equates to 140,000 tonnes of landfill waste each year (Source DEFRA)
Reusable bags will help to reduce these figures in the future.
As well as the obvious environmental issues. Reusable bags offer an amazing advertising opportunity to you the retailer/promoter as these bags will be used again and again.
Bespoke Designed and printed bags
from only 100 pieces.
July 2005 Scottish Parliament introduces a bill that would require retailers to charge customers 10p for every plastic bag they were supplied with.
Provision for local authorities to gather information from retailers about plastic bag supply and to gather the levy.
Provision for failure by a supplier to charge the levy to be a criminal offence.
Exemptions of certain types of bags.
Re-usable bags are the best way to tackle this very important environmental issue.
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