Japan retailers to charge for plastic bags from 2020 | The Daily Star
12:00 AM, November 02, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:00 AM, November 02, 2019

Japan retailers to charge for plastic bags from 2020

Japanese retailers including supermarkets and convenience stores will be required to charge for plastic bags from next summer ahead of the Tokyo Olympics, a government panel agreed yesterday.

The move brings Japan in line with many other countries that have already adopted the environmentally friendly measure, but it will only come into effect in July 2020.

 

 

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