Ditch the plastic bag
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We’ve all heard it hundreds of times before, which means, if you’re still taking disposable carrier bags from the supermarkets, you shouldn’t be!
Over 17 1/2 billion disposable plastic carrier bags are given out every year in the UK alone.
Once in the landfill, these bags can take up to 1000 years to degrade. If they escape the landfill, they can cause devestation to wildlife and marine life. Globally, an estimated one million birds and 100,000 marine mammals and sea turtles die every year from entanglement in, or ingestion of, plastics.
If you’re already using your own shopping bags, then why not take another step today to reduce the amount of plastic you use? Check our nine tips for preventing plastic going to the landfill. If you want the ultimate in reusable shopping bags, find out how to get a huge 25% off a Trolley Dolly.
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