Bags of fun at store’s give­away

Kentish Express Ashford & District - - FRONT PAGE -

AN ASH­FORD su­per­mar­ket en­cour­aged shop­pers to go green by giv­ing away re-us­able shop­ping bags.

Sains­bury’s held a na­tion­wide drive to pro­mote the use of a Bag for Life last Fri­day.

Duty man­ager of Sains­bury’s in Si­mone Weil Av­enue, John Bet­tles, said the com­pany had seven mil­lion bags to give away for free, in a bid cut the num­ber of plas­tic car­rier bags be­ing used and pro­tect the en­vi­ron­ment. A bag for life nor­mally costs 10p.

Pic­ture by Danny Rhodes pd1196197

Emma Bil­ham, John Bet­tles and Sue Cas­tle pro­mote the bag for life scheme to shop­per Mary Crack­nell

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