Carrier Bag Levy

18th September 2018
Waitrose & Partners Commits To Removing 134m Plastic Bags

Waitrose & Partners Commits To Removing 134m Plastic Bags

Waitrose & Partners has announced that it has committed to removing loose fruit and vegetable plastic bags by spring 2019 and 5p single use plastic carrier bags by March next year in all shops. The move will save 134 million … Continue reading

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5th September 2018
Northern Ireland Cuts 1 Billion Plastic Bags From Circulation

Northern Ireland Cuts 1 Billion Plastic Bags From Circulation

1bn plastic bags have been cut from circulation in Northern Ireland since the introduction of its plastic carrier bag levy, according to the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs. The carrier bag levy in the country commenced 8 April … Continue reading

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31st August 2018
Teresa May Confirms Consultation On Doubling Plastic Bag Charge

Teresa May Confirms Consultation On Doubling Plastic Bag Charge

Prime Minister Theresa May has today (31 August) announced confirmation of government plans to consult on extending the 5p plastic bag charge to all retailers, not just big businesses. The consultation, to be launched later this year, will also explore … Continue reading

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25th May 2017
Tesco To Trial Phase Out Of Single-Use Plastics Bags

Tesco To Trial Phase Out Of Single-Use Plastics Bags

Tesco has announced that it will begin a trial to phase out 5p single-use carrier bags, meaning shoppers who don’t take their own to its stores will only have the option of buying bags for life. The 10-week trial will … Continue reading

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