This video successfully portrays an insight into the sad life of a plastic bag, from its creation to its 1000 year decay on a landfill site. Supermarkets are aiming that by Easter they will have reduced the amount given to shoppers by 50%. Currently stores hand out a huge 13 billion every year, so on your next visit to essentials save the environment by popping your item into your own bag.

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The destructive plastic bag