Things you didn’t know about plastic bags

by Morplan | 24th February, 2015
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• The first plastic bags were introduced in 1957

• Supermarkets started using plastic carrier bags in 1977

• There is a floating landmass of plastic in the Pacific Ocean the size of Texas

• Around 17 billion plastic bags are given away every year in the UK

• A minke whale washed up in Normandy in 2002 had 800kg of plastic bags in its stomach

• Approximately 60 to 100 million barrels of oil are used every year in the manufacture of plastic bags.

• Bungling robber Jamie Neil, decided to us a clear plastic carrier bag as a disguise whilst holding up a petrol station in St Austell, Cornwall. He was later arrested and sentenced to two years in jail.

• Brianna Garriss, a ceramics and sculpture student from Maryland, USA has created a wedding dress using recycled white plastic carrier bags.

• 98% of plastic carrier bags ordered from Morplan before 4pm are delivered the next working day.

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