carrier bag


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Synonyms for carrier bag

a bag made of paper or plastic for holding customer's purchases

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This statistical report is updated annually and the published statistics relate to the carrier bag levy that commenced on 8 April 2013.
So far Carrier Bag Hut is known for their robust quality, impeccable neatness and flawless design amongst their customers.
Prof Wouter Poortinga, who led the research, said: "Overall, our research has shown that the English carrier bag charge has had a strong and positive impact on people's attitudes and behaviours.
We would then have to sort that carrier bag from the rest of the material or waste and recycle it accordingly.
The new law, which came in yesterday, means we all have to pay 5p per carrier bag at the supermarket.
Professor Wouter Poortinga, an environmental psychologist from Cardiff University who has led extensive research into the carrier bag charge in Wales, said: "Plastic bag charges are very effective in reducing plastic bag use and waste.
The government has imposed a new law which requires all supermarkets to make the charge per carrier bag used by customers to crack down on the amount of plastic carriers used.
Wales' Natural Resources Minister Carl Sargeant said the introduction of the single use carrier bag charge in 2011 has led to "a significant shift in consumer behaviour and important benefits to the environment" - as well as an additional benefit of significant amounts raised for good causes.
New figures reveal use of the throw away carrier bags dropped by almost 80% since the charge was brought in by the Welsh Government.
Paul Laskey, Sales and Marketing Director of Dempson commented: "This revolution in paper carrier bag technology offers branding and marketing advantages, making a real point of difference compared with what is already available on the market.
UK-based grocery and general merchandise retailer Tesco revealed on Tuesday that 27,000 of its customers have voted for two charities, Keep Scotland Beautiful and Keep Wales Tidy, to benefit from the company's carrier bag charges in Scotland and Wales, which are expected to amount to approximately GBP1.
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.
Evidence from other countries demonstrates that a bag levy is a simple and effective means to reduce substantially the negative environmental impact of carrier bag consumption.
The environmental impact of a basket far outweighs that of a single-use carrier bag.
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