Why are these NWPP bags called ‘green’ or ‘eco’ bags?

They were originally introduced by supermarkets under pressure to reduce their consumption of single use plastic bags that mostly ended up as land fill or litter.

There was article about these bags in Herald Attaching the article on these bags for your information 

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What makes NWPP so good to use as a fabric?

NWPP makes a tough water repelling bag that can be dyed and printed to any Pantone Matching System (PMS) colour. Even the most complex designs can be screen printed or heat transferred onto it. All buckles, zips, loops and studs are made from polypropylene (PP) and are recyclable.

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Are NWPP bags really environmentally friendly?

The term ‘environmentally friendly’ implies that polypropylene leaves no ecological footprint. It contributes to waste reduction and the movement away from one-use products, means that its ecological footprint is smaller than that of similar alternatives.

But isn’t polypropylene just another plastic?

There is substantial proof that it’s not just another plastic. Polypropylene is strong, well priced, can be made to any colour, and print options are vibrant and unlimited. It is also recyclable and leaves a smaller ecological footprint than many other plastics.

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