The curse of single use plastic bags

I don’t know about you but I become increasingly annoyed when I’m offered/given a single use plastic bag in a shop, there’s really no excuse for them still being available when you consider the harm they do to our environment.

So the Morrisons initiative below (see link) is welcome, although they are seemingly rather more preoccupied with customer reaction than promoting strong paper bags to their customers:-

The other day I had to pick up a prescription from a branch of Rowlands Pharmacy in Maghull and yes you’ve guessed it the items came in a small plastic bag. If you took notice they had row upon row of them all lined up for folk to collect. How much better it would be if those bags were paper, so I’ve been in touch with Rowlands to ask them to switch to suitable paper bags. We’ll see how they respond……