Reuse bag plan pays

Gibson, Jane
August 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;8/14/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 31, p30
Trade Publication
The article offers updates related to plastic bags. British retailer Tesco has launched a scheme to reduce the number of plastic bags it gives. Wal-Mart-owned ASDA meanwhile, is launching a range of bags for life. Each bag initially costs 5 pence, with a penny going to charity, but will be replaced for free when it breaks or becomes unusable. Swedish retailer Ikea said it would start to charge its British customers if they wanted a plastic bag for theft shopping.


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