“An increase in demand for bags for life was expected in Wales following the introduction of the charge [for single-use plastic bags], as consumers got used to reusing their bags and purchased enough bags for life for their shopping needs. However, there is a potential risk that many consumers start treating a low-cost reusable plastic bag as a ‘throwaway bag’ and discard it prematurely.” (

Consumers who thus pervert the environmental purpose of the scheme are now required to place a reusable bag over their head before disposing of the contents.


Tesco’s banned advertising campaign which attempted to mitigate the horse meat scandal “ended with the line: ‘We know that our supply chain is too complicated. So we’re making it simpler … Seriously. This is it. We are changing.'” (

When asked to comment, a horse neighed, “BOGOF.”


“A quarter of UK consumers said they would take the green option even if it cost them more money” and it’s almost half of consumers globally. (

The other half of consumers said the figures were horsemeat.