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British city completely abandoned plastic bags

April 28 2007

Small British town Modbari became known throughout Europe. Owners of any and all shops have entered into an agreement under which completely taken out of circulation plastic bags. With all the convenience of such packaging, it does not decompose in nature. Alternative is found.

Now, under an agreement with the 08.00 next Monday in the city will not get any, nor to buy plastic bags. All goods will be packed in paper from corn starch, fabric bags, and any other forms of packaging made from natural materials that will easily decompose in nature.

It is still unknown how much such an initiative would cost to merchants, but we already know that the adoption of an agreement will be valid for at least six months, writes The Guardian.

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