Shoppers reveal unusual alternatives to 5p plastic bags
0 Have your say Dog poo bags, a cycle helmet and a flower pot - these are just some of the solutions shoppers have come up with to avoid paying 5p for a plastic bag.
Research has revealed the lengths Brits will go to to evade the charge, which has resulted in an 80 per cent drop in the number of carrier bags used in the UK.
Waste recycling company Business Waste has uncovered the extreme methods customers will go to to find a replacement vessel to transport their shopping in.
A builder who responded to their survey said he had used one of his buckets, while another savvy shopper tied an old... read more
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