As retailer Co-op raise the bar in the race to entice customers over the supermarket threshold by replacing plastic bags with compostable bags, Tesco has gone one huge leap further by offering every customer in a Birmingham store their own Kangaroo-for-life. [read...]
Normally seen as the underdog of the shoplifting league, plastic bags are celebrating reaching fourth place, just behind the long time ‘Big Three’ of razor blades, perfume and alcohol. A change in financial fortunes, following the 5p levy, [read...]
Having had all holiday leave cancelled in order to deal with the wrath of the free carrier bag-loving public, British police are arming themselves heavily against the expected violent backlash of Monday shoppers.
We can’t rely on the English taking the change in their stride like the Welsh, [read...]
With a 5p charge in place for supermarket plastic bags now in place, it has emerged that many wise souls have been stockpiling theirs for many years by carefully folding their pristine supermarket flimsys inside the so-called Bags for Life and stashing them in cool, [read...]