Sale of biodegradable plastic bags in KL used to offset cost

Some market traders in KL are using oxo-biodegradable bags because they are cheaper. — Filepic

RETAILERS in the Federal Territories have the option to charge consumers 20sen for each biodegradable plastic bag. The money can be used to offset the cost of buying the eco-friendly bags which are more expensive.

Since March 15, traders are allowed to charge consumers 20sen for each biodegradable plastic bag but there is no compulsion.

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