24 August 2008

The National Trust in the UK concentrates on the environment in their shops

The National Trust is an organisation in the UK with helps preserve our history,culture and wildlife.
The National Trust introduced a five pence charge for plastic bags from the 1st May 2008.This has caused a 95% drop in the usage of plastic bags from their shops.This equates to more than 325,000 carrier bags saved from landfill.They are also working closely with their suppliers to cut the amount of packaging waste and energy that is used in their shops.
Eco-friendly iniatives introduced into National Trust shops include recycled paper bags.

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