Calls for plastic bag ban intensify as Co-op announces it will scrap 'bags for life'

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Co-op becomes second supermarket to scrap bags for life as campaigners mount ‘Big Bag Ban’ in wake of government's move to delay raising charge on plastic bags

Pressure is mounting on the government to introduce an outright ban on plastic bags, as the Co-op became the second major UK supermarket to announce it will no longer offer so-called 'bags for life' to...

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