Why are you charging me for carrier bags?

The English government has introduced a new law that requires all large retailers to charge at least 5p for plastic carrier bags. There is already a similar 5p charge on single-use bags in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. It’s all part of a government initiative to reduce litter and help protect our environment.

The legislation applies to all single-use plastic carrier bags, including the ones we use to deliver your groceries to you in tip-top condition.

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