Boots to ditch plastic bags in all stores - MSE News

Pharmacy and health chain Boots has vowed to ditch plastic bags at all its checkouts by next year, replacing them with paper ones...
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    Given how empty Boots are whenever I pop in, their plastic waste should be negligible now.
  • It takes almost four times as much energy to manufacture a paper bag as it does a plastic bag, they are more expensive to transport and have less re-use potential, and they produce methane if dumped in landfill.

    If you care about the environment then you shouldn't use either.
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