Comparison of Environmental Impact of Plastic, Paper and Cloth Bags

Synopsis: This Briefing Note looks at the environmental impact of different types of carrier bags- cloth, paper and plastic. Their impact is compared based on four categories: decomposition, the manufacturing process, their reusability and their recyclability.

Session: 2012/2013

Date: 28 February 2011

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