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Free bags for York students

Free bags for York students

5:44am 21st October 2009

Freshers students in York are being encouraged to go plastic free as the council gives them over a thousand resuable bags.

Waste officers are working closely with Alcuin College, which is part of the University of York.

It's all come about as the latest stats show, the average person uses around 300 disposable bags every year.

The authority's told Minster FM its aim is to get at least five villages in the city bag free by the end of 2011.

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