Scotland Slaps 5p Charge on Plastic Bags

Scotland Slaps 5p Charge on Plastic Bags

EDINBURGH, Scotland, June 29, 2013 (ENS) – Most Scottish retailers will have to charge a minimum of five pence for each plastic bag they hand to shoppers from October 2014 under a new move by government to reduce the number of single-use, throwaway bags littering Scotland. Environment Secretary Richard Lochhead announced the move Friday following […]