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This is not just an ordinary M&S bag, this is an exempt one!

By selling its plastic bags to food customers Marks & Spencer has reduced its obligations under the amended Packaging Regulations 1997, according to the Environment Agency.The Regulations are intended to encourage the minimisation of packaging and packaging waste and to increase the recovery and recycling of packaging waste.Environment Agency policy manager Jeff Cooper said: M&S has the great advantage of turning something obligated under the packaging regulations ...