5 Things You Need To Know, Today, on Friday 21st May 2021

May 21, 05:20 AM

The cost of a single-use plastic carrier bag in English shops has gone up from 5p to 10p. All stores, big and small, have to apply the charge from today and since the original 5p levy was introduced in England in 2015 the use of the bags has declined by more than 95%.

5 Things You Need To Know, Today, on Friday 21st May 2021

The cost of a single-use plastic carrier bag in English shops has gone up from 5p to 10p.

All stores, big and small, have to apply the charge from today and since the original 5p levy was introduced in England in 2015 the use of the bags has declined by more than 95%.