than the one use plastic shopping bag?
Millions of barrels of oil are shipped from the oilfields to make these wretched items and transported to the factory that produce them, many being produced in Asian factories. The bags are then shipped to the country and the company they have been ordered from and then distributed around the companies stores.
Once there they are handed out to the customer who (indirectly) pays for them, uses them once and then throws them out, usually paying for them to be put into landfill, but still millions pollute our towns, villages and countryside, rivers, streams, oceans and seas, killing and maiming land and sea creatures.
Is there any greater example of societies disregard for the Earth's resources than this? Please refuse them and take, if at all possible, cloth bags with you when you shop.
If you would like details of what is happening in the UK and further afield then please left-click here. It is the Plastic Bag Watch site and well worth a visit.
There is an answer to these things, please play the video.