Since November last year, the company has now sold 110,000 R5 black fabric bags.
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Plastic bags have now been banned at these Woolworths stores in Gauteng and KZN
Jay Caboz, Business Insider SA
We tested the new R5 bags from Checkers, Pick n Pay and Woolworths – and found that there’s really no excuse to use plastic anymore
We put them under a stress test - and they all held more than 18kg.
We tested paper bags from Checkers, Pick n Pay and Spar to see which can handle the most weight – there was one clear winner
The winner held 15.2kg.
We tested plastic shopping bags from Checkers, Pick n Pay, Spar, and Woolworths to see which can handle the most weight - they all surprised us
We stress-tested them with massive bottles of wine.