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Bag snag

HEATHER-LYNN EVANSON, [email protected]

Bag snag

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THE 20-CENT LEVY on plastic bags may not be rolled out next week after all.

But shoppers should not pack away their reusable bags because the levy is still coming, the head of the Future Centre Trust, Tracey Edwards, said.

It was last November when officials from the environmental trust and BICO announced the initiative aimed at reducing the amount of plastic bags which enter the landfill and waste streams.

The initiative, which comprised a number of retailers, including major supermarket chains, was slated to come into effect from May 1.


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