The Scottish Government have revealed that Scots use a whopping 750 million plastic bags every year.
They plan to force shops to charge 5p for every plastic bag taken by shoppers, with the money going to charity.
Would having to pay 5p for a plastic bag stop you from using them? Or do we need a more radical solution?
How many foreign-language songs can you sing? Chances are you know all the words to Frère Jacques!
A new initiative from the University of Edinburgh aims to capitalise on this, helping us learn a new language through the power of song.