Plastic bags are everywhere, stuck in the hedgerows, blowing about the streets, floating about in streams and rivers. And the ones that end up in landfill sites take 400 odd years to degrade.
As a deterrent, retailers do now charge for carrier bags, but is only a deterrent when more than 10 bags are needed as the 5p a bag charged is negligible.
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