Shoppers to trial new carriers in Chorley

First published in News

SHOPPERS in Chorley are among the first in the country to use new compostable carrier bags launched by a supermarket chain.

The lightweight bags at the Co-operative are the first of their kind introduced by a large-scale food retailer in the town.

When the bags are no longer required to carry shopping home, they can be used with their food waste contents and turned into compost.

The compost can then be used to grow fruit and vegetables in a perfect environmental cycle, with the store hoping to encourage more people to recycle.

The new bags can now be found in the Co-op food stores in Chorley, Coppull and Adlington.

Comments

Comments are closed on this article.

Send us your news, pictures and videos

Most read stories

Local Info

Enter your postcode, town or place name

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree