Bin bags

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Bin bags, trash bags, garbage bags, or bin liners are disposable bags used to contain garbage, trash, or rubbish. This article is a comparison of the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions (carbon footprints) of various bin bag products. The bin bags listed in WikiFootprints have GHG emissions ranging from 0.026 to 0.137 kg carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2e) per bag.[1]

Carbon Footprint[edit]

GHG Emissions from Bin Bags
Product Carbon Footprint
per bag
(kg CO2e)[1]
Tesco Tie-Handle Pedal Bin Liner 26
Tesco Standard Tie-Top Recycled Refuse Sack 31
Tesco Naturally Compostable Sacks 32
Tesco Tie-Handle Swing Bin Liners 37
Tesco Large Tie-Top Recycled Refuse Sack 43
Tesco Drawstring Bin Liners - 15 pack 51
Tesco Drawstring Bin Liners - 30 pack 50
Tesco Extra Large Tie-Top Recycled Refuse Sack 57
Tesco Clear Recycling Bags 97
Tesco Drawstring Refuse Sacks - 10 pack 105
Tesco Drawstring Refuse Sacks - 20 pack 131
Tesco Heavy Duty Drawstring Recycled Refuse Sack 137


  1. 1.0 1.1 Product Carbon Footprint Summary. Tesco PLC, Aug. 2012. Web. 29 Nov. 2016. Archived