20p for a plastic bag

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Re: 20p for a plastic bag

Post: #233343 boboff
Fri May 27, 2011 3:32 pm

I agree with Julie espeically about that way of shopping. In the days of shops on streets where people lived!

I do also understand about the smiley thing with people getting the wrong end the stick.

I don't really know why it winds me up, but it does, and I didn't say which poster specifically wound me up, but it wasn't Ruth.

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No I won't use a smiley because I've decided to turn into Boboff, as he's turned all nice all of a sudden. Grumble grumble.

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Re: 20p for a plastic bag

Post: #233347 RuthG
Fri May 27, 2011 3:49 pm

Apology accepted :iconbiggrin:

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Re: 20p for a plastic bag

Post: #233348 pelmetman
Fri May 27, 2011 3:51 pm

Nice to see your in touch with your emoticons :mrgreen:

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Re: 20p for a plastic bag

Post: #233402 Millymollymandy
Sat May 28, 2011 5:41 am

I've only got one thing to say about this thread

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Re: 20p for a plastic bag

Post: #233420 boboff
Sat May 28, 2011 9:04 am

Oh You Guys!
Millymollymandy wrote:Bloody smilies, always being used. I hate them and they should be banned.
No I won't use a smiley because I've decided to turn into Boboff, as he's turned all nice all of a sudden. Grumble grumble.

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Re: 20p for a plastic bag

Post: #233540 dave45
Sat May 28, 2011 11:14 pm

I am coming to the view that oil being converted to plastics is just a delay in being converted to heat, and that burning plastics is probably better than landfill. I did read on the net of some process that could convert scrap plastic back into some form of liquid fuel, but it doesn't seem to have emerged as viable, and may have had dubious EROEI.

If you take that view then plastic bags are a potential energy source. When they are knackered just bung them in your wood-burner and stop agonising over them.

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Re: 20p for a plastic bag

Post: #233550 Silver Ether
Sun May 29, 2011 8:25 am

chickenchargrill wrote:Well, I say bin 'liners'... we didn't own an actual bin, no room for one at our last home, so it was shopping bag on a handle.

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Re: 20p for a plastic bag

Post: #233551 Odsox
Sun May 29, 2011 8:26 am

dave45 wrote:If you take that view then plastic bags are a potential energy source. When they are knackered just bung them in your wood-burner and stop agonising over them.

The only? problem with that approach is you risk sending dioxins and other carcinogens up your chimney and into your neighbourhood.
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Re: 20p for a plastic bag

Post: #233553 Silver Ether
Sun May 29, 2011 8:29 am

You can get round the worry of meat juices contaminating other shopping the same for toiletries or laundry goods by having a separate re usable bag for those goods and the meat one can be washed often ... even though I do carry my own bags when you shop on th emarket it can still be a bother getting traders not to use bags .. grrr so still have enough for rubbish.

Some ideas here for re usable bags.


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Re: 20p for a plastic bag

Post: #233568 dave45
Sun May 29, 2011 10:32 am

Odsox wrote:The only? problem with that approach is you risk sending dioxins and other carcinogens up your chimney and into your neighbourhood.


but is that any dirtier than straight woodsmoke? I doubt it, but I'd be happy to have some hard information on this.

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Re: 20p for a plastic bag

Post: #233591 RuthG
Sun May 29, 2011 12:08 pm

Silver Ether wrote:You can get round the worry of meat juices contaminating other shopping the same for toiletries or laundry goods by having a separate re usable bag for those goods and the meat one can be washed often ...



Or take an old newspaper with you to wrap them in.


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