Danish agency: plastic grocery carrier bags are most eco-friendly

The Environmental Protection Agency of Denmark (Denmark Environmental Protection Agency, 2018) has released a study about the life cycle environmental impacts of the different grocery carrier bags which are currently used in Danish supermarkets. The analysis considered the impact during production, use and disposal and combine for the overall results of seven materials of grocery carrier bags with variations: LDPE, PP, rPET, Polyester, biopolymer, paper, cotton and composite (Messenger, 2018) with the objective of identifying the bag with the best environmental performance, the advised number of reuse and the best waste treatment for each type of grocery carry bag.