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Paper is not better than plastics, says UK supermarket

UK supermarket chain Waitrose has said that it will not introduce paper bags at its checkouts because they can take “three times more energy to make than plastic”. Waitrose’s position, which it says is based on the fact that paper bags use more energy and create more carbon emissions than the manufacture of plastics bags,…

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