One-week FairPrice campaign to reduce plastic bag usage a success [News]

May 10, 2012 by  
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By Channel NewsAsia, 10 May 2012.

Supermarket chain FairPrice has received strong support for its efforts to encourage customers to save and reduce the use of plastic bags.

The “FairPrice Cares!” campaign, which ran from April 22 to 28, has saved over 143,000 plastic bags in a single week.

The amount exceeded FairPrice’s target of saving 100,000 plastic bags in one week by over 40 per cent.

As part of the campaign, FairPrice donated S$30,000 to Bizlink Centre and Bishan Home for the Intellectually Disabled to assist them in their community work.

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Source: Channel NewsAsia

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