More Insight on Paper Carrier Bags than just a Replacement of Plastic Bags by WCBS

World should look at the totality of a product’s existence – not just the tail end of its use – when deciding between paper bags and plastic bags.

Manchester, UK

Be it high density polyethylene, low density polyethylene, linear low density polyethylene, medium density polyethylene or polypropylene, merchandisers across the globe will not backpedal on its decade-old ban on plastic packaging. They would rather choose paper carrier bags, which takes about a month to decompose. Whereas for a plastic bag it takes as long as 20 years to do the same. But experts have discovered more insight on paper bags than just a replacement of plastic bags.

Besides assuming a prestigious place in the environment, paper carrier bags supplied by Wholesale Carrier Bags has the smallest carbon footprint. The company verify that a significant proportion of renewable energy is used in the production of paper bags. The e-commerce company (, which is based in Manchester, trades in low-carbon paper carrier bags based on responsibly managed forests in the Nordic region. It is now encouraging merchandisers and retailers across Europe to reduce their carbon footprint in paper bags, thus contributing more towards saving the environment.

Reducing carbon footprint helps in improving the environment by controlling rising temperatures, shifting precipitation patterns and rising sea levels. It also has a positive impact on wildlife, human health and economy. The e-commerce company of carrier bags in UK make sure of the quality of its bags from its manufacturers. In addition to take into consideration the usage of carbon footprint, the company is liable to check the Kraft paper quality, style and design of each paper carrier bag. Further, the board is considering bringing forth a new initiative to encourage city residents and retailers in UK to reduce single-use plastic bags and to monitor those efforts.

This idea, in the form of a resolution, was discussed by the Board of Directors when researchers across the globe estimated that nearly 2 million single-use plastic bags are used each minute resulting harming the nature. It takes an equal amount of energy to produce 12 plastic shopping bags to that of a car running a mile. A study in 2014 calculated that 5 trillion pieces of plastic weighing a combined 250,000 tons are floating in the world’s oceans. Earlier in 2008 another fact sheet ensure that the world discard between 500 billion and 1 trillion plastic bags a year. This ocean-sized problem is not only harming wildlife and marine life but it also causes clog waterways and pack landfills.

The resolution has some important caveat, which includes promoting the use of reusable paper carrier bags and encouraging retailers in UK to provide discount coupons to customers who bring in their reusable bags and return their bags for recycling. For some activists, such a measure is both urgent and too late.

National governments across the globe are trying to limit plastic bag litter and waste by ban and fee. The EU parliament passed a legislation to cut down on plastic bags and bring down by 80 percent by 2019. Whereas California became the first in the nation to ban plastic bags completely in August 2014. Almost all African countries have announced bans on certain types of plastic bags, but the major worry still remains between Middle East region and South-east Asian countries. 

About paper carrier bags

The study concludes that EU citizens still use an average of 200 plastic bags in spite measures taken by the government to use paper carrier bags. These bags are 100% biodegradable, reusable and recyclable. It comes in different pack sizes, styles and designs. Various merchandisers in UK use these bags for bespoke marketing and ease of shopping experience for its customers. In addition it also creates a brand value and offers a luxury shopping experience for the customers. These bags are produced from chemical wood pulp and are light weight. Some merchandisers use these bags as favour bags on occasions and events like wedding and Christmas. The most popular paper carrier bags are the brown paper carrier bags and white paper carrier bags with twisted, rope and flat handles. In other words, there are options to choose from vibrant and solid colours. Click the link here for more information. (

About Wholesale Carrier Bags

In a short span of time, Wholesale Carrier Bags has captured the online market of Bags For Life in U.K. It is an online store of the best quality Bags For Life and also trades in every type of eco-friendly carrier bags. It believes in ethical production from its manufacturers and online marketing. Before packaging and delivery of order(s), the experts at Wholesale Carrier Bags make sure of the quality and quantity of the products. Every bag sourced from factories are audited by independent inspectors for maintaining the highest of International Standards. It allows its customers to shop in confidence. It offers the lowest price guaranteed, fast delivery, 24x7 customer service, easy return, money back guarantee and free shipping on order over £100.


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Dec 19, 2016