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100% recycled carrierbags

25th November 2016

Our 100% recycled carrierbags are now back in stock! They are made in our very own UK, so there is no big transport CO2 footprint.

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Defra Report Republished

25th November 2016

Not exactly an attention-grabbing headline! But there are some important principles at stake here. The Defra report on carrier bags, which was withdrawn in February for undisclosed "legal"reasons, has been quietly re-published, with no publicity.

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APL Express are recruiting

25th November 2016

It's great news to say that on Monday 31st October two new young members of staff join the tissue and carrier bags team at APL.

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APL Business Ethics

25th November 2016

A customer recently questioned us for importing our tissue paper and paper carrier bags from China. The reason is China's poor record on human rights. I have a good deal of sympathy with our customer's concerns. However, we have thought about this issue in advance, as we have been importing from China since we started the original company in 1986. I have made many visits to China since then, and have seen a phenomenal increase in standard of living for most Chinese citizens. This is largely due to export generated wealth. I have been been in and out of 10's of factories over the years, and also seen a bit of the countryside, I could not help coming to the conclusion that the factory folks generally looked a deal deal happier than the country folks, where there is still some grinding poverty.

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