Every year the European Commission and countries worldwide are fighting to reduce the plastic bag usage. Many EU countries including Germany, Austria, France, Italy, United Kingdom, Greece and others introduced bans or eco-taxes on standard plastic carrier bags.
Therefore every year companies of various scale are looking for new solutions how to move from plastic bags to reusable bags.
The biggest problem is the cost. Normally ordinary plastic carrier bag costs around 0,07 – 0,15 EUR excl VAT much less than if to compare with standard 80 gsm reusable bag.