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Carrier bag data reveals varying approaches to CSR among Britain's supermarkets

Carrier bag data reveals varying approaches to CSR among Britain's supermarkets | Zero Waste Europe | Scoop.it
With new Defra figures revealing that the 5p plastic bag charge has led to a huge decline in the number of bags being handed out by retailers in England, a closer look at the data reveals a significant difference in the way the charge is now being managed by the country's biggest supermarkets. - edie news centre
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Supermarket giant Rewe ditches plastic bags for good

Supermarket giant Rewe ditches plastic bags for good | Zero Waste Europe | Scoop.it
Rewe, Germany’s second largest supermarket chain, is banning plastic bags from its stores, a move it says will save 140 million of them from ending up in the trash each year.
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Carrier bag charge sees usage plummet by 6.5 billion

Carrier bag charge sees usage plummet by 6.5 billion | Zero Waste Europe | Scoop.it
The number of plastic shopping bags handed out by retailers in England has dropped from seven billion to just over half a billion within six months, following the introduction of the 5p carrier bag charge last October. - edie news centre
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