The GDP data have been extracted from the Urban Audit database and joined with the corresponding Urban Audit cities shapefile. The reference year is 2004 ; due to data quality issues data from 2001 are used for ES. After joining the statistical with the geographic data the information is mapped as coloured dots.
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The plastic bags you use but for a few minutes can last for as long as 15 to 1,000 years in the environment. Don't get a new plastic bag each time you go shopping. Get a funky re-useable or cotton bag instead and say 'no thanks' to plastic or paper bags.
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