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The plastic bag in Britain has essentially disappeared

The plastic bag in Britain has essentially disappeared just 6 months after the Government announced a 5p charge in an effort to discourage shoppers from regularly using them.

Shoppers are now on track to use around 6 billion less plastic bags (with reference to the bags being employed only for single use) this year. To date, Britain has been able to save 40,801 tons of plastic.

Since the policy came into effect in the United Kingdom in October 2015, the total amount of plastic bags used at the biggest retailers has fallen around 85%.

The plan aims to reduce the amount of plastic dumped into the ocean while raising money for local charities, illustrating how small actions can create such big changes.

Green Motion car rental are strong advocators for all things which improve, instead of hurt, our environment.

Green Motion is a franchised car hire company which offers low CO2, hybrid and EV vehicles to customers, both leisure and business, with vehicle rental branches throughout the United Kingdom, and worldwide, including London Heathrow, London Gatwick,London Stansted,London Luton, Birmingham Airport, East Midlands Airport, Liverpool Airport, Manchester Airport, Glasgow Airport, Edinburgh Airport, George Best Belfast Airport, as well as many downtown locations including London Euston, Birmingham New Street, Leicester and many others.

To make a car hire booking with Green Motion, please visit greenmotion.com or call +44 (0) 2071864000.