The UK under pressure
The UK is under pressure to follow suit after major supermarkets show remarkable results.
With Northern Ireland and Scotland next in line to introduce the charge and even the potential of EU wide ban in the wings the single use plastic bag may soon be a thing of the past.
P&P think the idea of changing peoples habits is likely to require a stick and carrot approach and the problem with single use plastic carrier bags is exactly that - in the shoppers consider them to be a throw away item.
Stronger, more durable 'bags for life' have seen a huge increase in take-up from an eco-conscious public and are now becoming a popular promotional tool.
P&P are able to offer a wide range of eco-alternatives to the single use plastic bag from paper, jute and cotton to biodegradable polythene.