Morrisons becomes first UK grocer to remove plastic bags from stores

Morrisons paper bags

Supermarket giant Morrisons has become the first grocery chain in the UK to completely eliminate plastic bags from its stores, a move it says will save 3,200 tonnes of plastic a year.

Morrisons said the new paper bags are “reusable, recyclable, water-resistant, tear-resistant and can hold up to 16kg” in weight.

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