NO MORE FREE PLASTIC BAGS - HURRAY
From January 1st, 2021 it will no longer be legal for a retail store in Denmark to offer you a free plastic bag. Hurray, we can’t get our hands down.
Of course, for the fee of at least 4 DKK you can pay for your plastic bag – but wouldn’t that be a waste of money? And not to mention bad for our planet.
Did you know that every year more than 8 million tons of plastic waste escapes into the oceans from coastal nations? According to National Geographic that’s the equivalent of setting five garbage bags full trash on every foot of coastline around the world.
With no free plastic bags in Danish retail – hopefully this will help reduce the consumption of plastic and also encourage you to use a bag more than once.
Of course, when you shop online, there’s no need for any plastic bags at all! But in case you find yourself wandering around in the real world – whenever covid-19 will let you that is – then remember to bring your own shopping bag.
We have collected 5 of our favorite ones here:
If you purchase a shopping bag at our site, you will also be supporting sustainable independent brands. It's a double win!