The Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs has published the Northern Ireland carrier bag
levy annual statistics for 2016/17.
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Results showed an increase in support in England for the carrier bag
charge since its introduction from 51% to 62%, as well as an increase in support for other potential waste reduction charges, such as on plastic water bottles.
THRIFTY Teessiders have slashed the number of carrier bags
they throw away by more than HALF since the 5p carrier bag
tax was brought in.
For every one carrier bag
I collect while walking the dog there are at least 20 cans, 15 plastic bottles, five glass bottles and 30 cigarette packets.
Public enemy number one, the killer carrier bag
, will now have to be bought.
The English plastic bag charge follows four years after the introduction of the Welsh carrier bag
charge in October 2011.
FROM next Monday you'll have to pay 5p for any carrier bag
that you take in every supermarket or large store.
Since the Welsh Government's single use carrier bag
(SUCB) charge came into effect, between PS17m and PS22m has been raised for charities and voluntary groups.
A spokesperson said: "The Bill puts in place the requirement that proceeds from the carrier bag
levy must be passed on to good causes.
Visitors at this year's Packaging Innovations 2015 show were able to see a revolution in paper carrier bags
--a cost efficient ground-breaking new machine made paper carrier bag
concept from Dempson which packs a powerful marketing punch with its larger, high impact printable surface area and environmental benefits.
M2 EQUITYBITES-September 2, 2014-Charities Keep Scotland Beautiful and Keep Wales Tidy to benefit from Tesco's carrier bag
charges in Wales and Scotland