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Carrier bags down 150m

THE use of carrier bags in Scotland’s supermarkets fell by almost 150m in 2014, according to new statistics. The figures, published by WRAP, cover the...
SGF president Abdul Majid, left, signed a pledge with Keep Scotland Beautiful’s Derek Robertson, right, to clean up Scotland. The SGF has suggested members give funds from carrier bag charges to the charity.

Make the best of the bag charge

IT’S too soon to gauge the impact of the Scottish Government’s carrier bag charge, introduced in October, but it is hoped that by the...

12 carrier bags each a month, shopper use still high

SCOTTISH shoppers used 750m supermarket thin plastic carrier bags in 2012, up 1.1% on 2011 according to latest data from not-for-profit recycling advisory company...
REPRESENTATIVES groups for Scotland’s large and small shops gave a cautious welcome to the news that retailers will have to charge for plastic carrier bags from next year.

Shops group welcomes charity move on bags

REPRESENTATIVES groups for Scotland’s large and small shops gave a cautious welcome to the news that retailers will have to charge for plastic carrier...