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05/10/2015 12:06 BST | Updated 05/10/2015 12:59 BST

Plastic Bag Charges Will Fund Hundreds Of Charity Grants And Projects Around England

England's shoppers have so far defied the media’s predictions of chaos to actually take the new plastic bag charge in their stride - with many even praising the new levy.

There is, of course, a good reason to bring reusable bags to the shops. But many charities could benefit from the charge, as money collected from it has been earmarked for good causes.

While there is actually no clause in recent legislation to specify that money raised must be given to charity in the recent legislation, the UK’s biggest supermarkets are all planning to donate funds to good causes…

Supermarkets Donate Plastic Bag Charge Money To Charity


The new 5p charge for plastic bags came into force on Monday.

While some media outlets predicted "chaos", most people on social media welcomed the move...

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