Women use more reusable items than men, according to a recent UK-based survey. The survey of 2,002 people, conducted by Opinium Research, revealed 92% of women used bags for life, compared to 84% of men; 83% of women used reusable plastic food containers, compared to 69% of men, and 63% of women used reusable water bottles, compared to 50% of men.

Respondents threw away on average 21 items of plastic per week, totalling 1,071 per year. At the same time, 89% said they were worried about the impact of plastics on the environment. “We no longer need ...


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