Vox Pop: Should New Zealand be plastic bag free?

Countdown Supermarkets have announced 10 New Zealand stores with be plastic bag-free by May 21. Photo: Google Images
Countdown Supermarkets have announced 10 New Zealand stores with be plastic bag-free by May 21. Photo: Google Images
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Our use of a single plastic bag is usually around 12 minutes before discarding it. This one plastic bag alone can take up to 100 years to break down.

Most of Gisborne’s local shops have jumped onto the offering of a reusable bag for as little as $2.

Should we be plastic bag free? Gisborne residents have their say and share what they think can be done to help eliminate the use of plastic bags.

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