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Reduction in single-use carrier bags

This brief summary from 13 retailers shows reductions of 35 – 96% reductions since the launch of the carrier bag charge.
  • food retail - between 96% and 70% reductions
  • fashion - between 75% and 68% reductions
  • home improvement - 95% reduction
  • food service - up to 45% reduction 
  • telecommunications - 85% reduction.