THRIFTY Teessiders have slashed the number of carrier bags
they throw away by more than HALF since the 5p carrier bag
tax was brought in.
Scotland s single use carrier bag
usage drops by 650 million since charge was introduced.
I suspect that if everyone cut down on just one carrier bag
a week, it would save billions over the course of a year.
For every one carrier bag
I collect while walking the dog there are at least 20 cans, 15 plastic bottles, five glass bottles and 30 cigarette packets.
Public enemy number one, the killer carrier bag
, will now have to be bought.
The English plastic bag charge follows four years after the introduction of the Welsh carrier bag
charge in October 2011.
FROM next Monday you'll have to pay 5p for any carrier bag
that you take in every supermarket or large store.
Since the Welsh Government's single use carrier bag
(SUCB) charge came into effect, between PS17m and PS22m has been raised for charities and voluntary groups.
A spokesperson said: "The Bill puts in place the requirement that proceeds from the carrier bag
levy must be passed on to good causes.
The PortaBag is a versatile carrier bag
for food-to-go applications that, due to its cleverly designed built in cup holder can be used as a takeaway hot drink or bottle carrier.
Newly promoted Carrier Bag
provided the opposition, a team who have gained some momentum over the past couple of weeks after some fine performances.
Reducing carrier bag
use had significant environmental benefits in terms of lower carbon emissions and cutting litter, the MPs said.