Green bills: New £5 and £10 notes boast smaller carbon footprint

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The new polymer notes have a lower carbon footprint thanks to their durability | Credit: Bank of England
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The new polymer notes have a lower carbon footprint thanks to their durability | Credit: Bank of England

New figures reveal carbon footprint of the new polymer £5 note is 16 per cent lower than the old paper note, while the new £10 note's footprint is eight per cent lower

The new polymer £5 and £10 notes are officially greener than their paper predecessors, according to new figures from the Bank of England. The new £5 and £10 notes, which were launched last year and...

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