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Do Shoplifters Prefer Reusable Bags?

Police officers in Long Beach, California, have raised concerns over a hitherto unforeseen ( at least by us!) side effect of plastic bags bans - a boost for shoplifters!

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A green start to the new school year

We hope all our followers with families are enjoying the summer holidays! Looking ahead to September, here's some advice on how kids can go back to school with minimal impact on the environment. They'll be learning about sustainability...

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Can you keep wasps away with paper bags?

It's been lovely to have a proper summer for once in the UK this year! With warm weather comes barbecues and picnics and, unfortunately, the return of a familiar visitor to British homes, the wasp...

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Plastic bag use on the rise

Some depressing statistics have recently been released by WRAP, which is the government's waste programme - in 2013 British supermarkets gave away 8.3 billion single-use plastic bags to customers, an increase of 3.2% on the year before ...

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Sustainably-sourced paper bags

Operating in a sustainable manner is a big part of our company ethos. We make and deliver many thousands of high-quality paper bags every year, and although some we are able to manufacture from recycled paper, for the rest, we r source our paper from sustainably-managed forests...

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