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Packaging Report 2022

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September 1, 2022

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Packaging Report 2022

Key finding

Paper bags

have a higher carbon footprint than plastic bags

Paper bag production requires more raw materials and energy and produces more waste than the equivalent process for plastic bags. A UK study stated that a paper bag must be used at least three times to decrease its impact on the environment to match that of a plastic bag used just once.

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