Retailers To Charge Customers for Single Use Plastic Bags

Retailers To Charge Customers for Single Use Plastic Bags

From 5 October 2015, retailers will charge customers 5p minimum for single use plastic carrier bags. Businesses that have over 250 employees are obliged to pass on the charge, those found not to comply with the legislation could face fines up to £5k. Many stores are choosing to donate revenue raised due to the carrier bag charge to charity.

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