Supermarkets will impose plastic bag charge if it is ‘industry-wide’ [News]

September 27, 2016 by  
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By Lim Jia Qi, Channel NewsAsia, 26 Sep 2016

Local supermarket chains could impose a plastic bag charge if there is an industry-wide effort to implement one, they told Channel NewsAsia. This comes in response to a call from environmental group Zero Waste for the Government to introduce a levy on the use of plastic bags.

A spokesperson from the Dairy Farm group, which owns supermarket chains Cold Storage and Giant, said it would consider imposing a charge on plastic bags if there is a “collective industry approach”.

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Source: Channel NewsAsia

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