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Carrier bags' impact reduced by 14%, says WRAP

The environmental impact of carrier bags was reduced by 14% in 2007, according to a review of retailers initiative results. This follows agreements made a year ago, between the Government and 21 retailers to reduce the impact of carrier bags by 25% by the end of 2008.Results based on data provided by retailers were revealed at a review meeting hosted by the Waste & Resources Action Programme. WRAP said the environmental impact was measured by the use of virgin plastic and ...