Kicking the carrier bag habit

Kicking the carrier bag habit

Watch the animation to learn more about why we charge for our food carrier bags, and see how the profits** from the charge helped Groundwork invest in greener living projects across the UK.

Click here to view all the Groundwork projects and learn more about the partnership.

*80% figure 20010/2011 versus 2006/2007.

** All of the 1.85p profit from the sale of food carrier bags was donated to Groundwork from May 2008 - 2011.

Vote question

Would charging 5p for plastic bags encourage you to use reusables?

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