Retailers back bag ban

March 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;3/5/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 56, p36
Trade Publication
The article reports on the support given by British retailers to an initiative aimed at reducing the environmental impact of plastic and paper carrier bags by 25% by the end of 2008. The joint initiative is in response to a call from the British government for a concerted action to cut waste. In doing so, they are committed to working with the government and the Waste Resource Action Programme (Wrap) to monitor the environmental impact of carrier bags and agree a baseline figure from which to measure the reductions.


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