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​NTU Singapore scientists report that plastic bags could be 'eco-friendlier' than paper and cotton bags in cities like Singapore

Scientists from NTU Singapore have modelled the cradle-to-grave environmental impact of using different types of shopping bags and report that in cities like Singapore, single-use plastic bags (made from high-density polyethylene plastic) have a lower environmental footprint than single-use paper and multi-use cotton bags.

Media reports:

The Straits Times, 27 Oct
Radio Capital 95.8FM, 4.15pm, 20 Oct
Ambiente Plastico (Mexico), 20 Oct
Eurasia Review (US), 19 Oct
Lianhe Zaobao, 19 Oct
Futura (France), 18 Oct
ADUC (Italy), 18 Oct
Știri (Romania), 17 Oct
The Straits Times, 17 Oct
Playtech (Romania), 16 Oct
The Telegraph (UK), 15 Oct
Yahoo News (UK), 15 Oct
Space Daily (US), 15 Oct
Malay Mail (Malaysia), 15 Oct
CNA Online, 14 Oct
TODAY Online, 14 Oct
Mothership, 14 Oct
Local News Singapore, 14 Oct
BeritaMediacorp Online, 14 Oct 
ScienceDaily (US), 14 Oct
NS Packaging (UK), 14 Oct
ExBulletin (UK) 14 Oct

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