PACT Action on Plastic

PACT Plastic Bag Free Penrith campaign

PACT Plastic Bag Free Penrith Shoppers Survey

Date: 
Sat, 11/07/2009 - 10:00 to Fri, 14/06/2024 - 22:01
Venue: 
Clock tower

On 11th July 2009, the PACT Plastic Bag Free Penrith team surveyed shoppers at a stall in the town centre.

  • 334 shoppers questioned
  • 98% were aware of the problems caused by plastic carrier bags
  • 87% generally take their own reusable bag when out shopping
  • 42% supported a total ban on plastic bags being given out by Penrith shops
  • 38% preferred the idea of a charge for bags
  • 22% chose the option of a reduction in bags being given out but no charge.

 

PACT Plastic Bag Free Penrith Shoppers Survey