Price of plastic carrier bags in England to double to 10p next year

The fee for single-use bags will rise to 10p and be extended to all shops from April 2021.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
Aug. 31, 2020 ~5 min

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Plastic waste rises as 1.5bn 'bags for life' sold, research finds

Households bought 54 "reusable" bags on average last year, research says, prompting calls for a ban.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
Nov. 28, 2019 ~4 min

Tags: environment plastic plastic-pollution greenpeace retailing tesco morrisons waitrose plastic-bag-charge

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