These include complete ban on manufacturing and use of plastic bags
, increasing price of bags
by levy of additional taxes or cost, promoting use of paper and cotton bags
, increasing thickness of the bags
, and banning manufacturing of non-degradable plastic bags
and introduction of degradable plastic bags
When customers bought beverages at the shops surveyed, the staff would simply ask them if they want to buy "one or two" in reference to the type of bag
, and did not post a notice of the new bag
Many people criticize retail stores' use of thin plastic bags
to package purchases because many shoppers do not dispose of the bags
Manufacturing a plastic bag
takes less than half the energy required to manufacture a biodegradable bag
, and less than a third of the energy required to manufacture a paper bag
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- The Ministry of Environment and Urban Planning plans to replace the use of plastic bags
with biodegradable ones.
Stores should charge $1 per plastic bag
(does everyone realize they are made from OIL?
Efforts to cut down bag
use will continue but they must not be the only focus.
There are also large weekend bags
(pounds 75), casual soft corduroy bags
(pounds 55) for mums on the go, and 'The Agnes Bag
' (pounds 55) in retro bold print is ideal formums who lunch.
will be available for customers who ask for them at the tills.
Customers using quick check tills get biodegradable jute bags
-for-life usage has increased.
She built up her own collection of around 30: "My favourite is a Mulberry Bayswater purple patent bag
which I bought in Amsterdam.
has a carry handle and two thin shoulder straps for easy transport.
One large film and bag
maker says a customer recently specified for the first time a minimum CaCO3 content in a contract--though it was a modest 6% loading.
For instance, the online description of the 4 Million Dollar Home, a good-sized bag
for an SLR or DSLR, is: "This is, hmmm, oh my, oh my, what a lovely home.
If just one wrong bag
is added to the mix, the batch is unusable, resulting in waste and disposal costs that can reach tens of thousands of dollars.