Lidl to ditch 9p plastic bags in Welsh trial

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The 9p Lidl bags will disappear from stores in Wales by May 1 | Credit: Lidl
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The 9p Lidl bags will disappear from stores in Wales by May 1 | Credit: Lidl

Discount supermarket giant is concerned its 'reusable' 9p bags are being treated as single-use by shoppers

Lidl is set to remove all its nine pence plastic carrier bags from Welsh stores by May 1, as part of a trial launched in response to concerns consumers are using them as single-use carriers. The company...

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