Five pence charge prompts UK plastic bag use to plummet

Madeleine Cuff
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Five pence charge prompts UK plastic bag use to plummet

Shoppers are expected to take home six billion fewer plastic bags this year, early government data reveals

UK consumers are using billions fewer plastic bags since the introduction of the nationwide five pence levy on bags last year. Early data released today by the Department for the Environment, Food and...

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