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Sainsbury's pledge to halve plastic bag use

Supermarket chain Sainsburys has announced plans to halve its plastic bag usage by April 2009.The retailer is aiming to change consumer behaviour by reducing the amount of plastic bags people use and the overall environmental impact of the bags. To achieve this Sainsburys will pilot a series of initiatives aimed at helping customers cut down on plastic bags or to use re-useable bags. In one trial, similar to a scheme run by Asda,  Sainsburys has pledged ...