Morrisons to stop selling plastic carrier bags

By BBC news3 days ago


Morrisons has said it will remove all plastic carrier bags from its stores over the next year.

The supermarket chain will switch from offering plastic “bags for life“ to a paper alternative.

Morrisons says the move will make it the first UK supermarket to stop using plastic carrier bags completely.

In recent years, all supermarkets have tried to cut plastics use. Waitrose is planning its own trial to remove bags for life later this year.

Morrisons said the removal of the plastic bags for life would begin in Scotland this month, followed by England and Wales over the course of the next 12 months.

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