The supermarket chain Morrisons is raising the price of its reusable plastic bags from 10p to 15p as a trial and introducing a 20p paper version. The paper bags will be available in eight stores as part of a two-month trial. The supermarket chain said reducing plastic was their customers' top environmental concern. Paper bags remain popular in the US, but they fell out of use in UK supermarkets in the s as plastic was seen as a more durable material.
Our editors independently research, test, and recommend the best products; you can learn more about our review process here. We may receive commissions on purchases made from our chosen links. Choosing an eco-friendly dish soap is an easy step you can take towards protecting our waterways. Most brands are also available in scented form.
Our editors independently research, test, and recommend the best products; you can learn more about our review process here. We may receive commissions on purchases made from our chosen links. Dish towels serve many purposes. Most importantly, they help cut down or eliminate disposable paper towel use , serving as a reusable item that can be washed and used again and again.
Most people tend not to think much about where the paper in their notebooks or office printer trays comes from. But paper, in all its various forms, effects the environment in a pretty big way. That's because traditional paper is made from wood pulp. That pulp comes from freshly cut trees, around 16 percent are farmed, according to the Ecology Global Network.