Which shopping bag should you use?

It may seem obvious that single-use plastic bags are a bad idea. But what should we use as an alternative? Explore the impact of three types of bags to find out how they’re made, used and disposed of.

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  1. What kind of bag do you use when shopping? Discuss with your partner.
  2. Make an infographic showing the three types of bags— plastic, paper and cloth. Explain the environmental impact of each.