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Plastic bag use drops 90 per cent in England

Plastic bag use drops 90 per cent in England

The average person in England now buys just 10 single-use plastic bags a year, compared to 140 in 2014 English shoppers have slashed the number of plastic bags they use to less than a tenth of the volume recorded just five years ago, according to new government data today hailed by ministers as proof of the success of the five pence charge.

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