Supermarkets keeping money from plastic bag sale

  • Nation
  • Tuesday, 02 Jul 2019

Bag-free Monday: Shoppers are encouraged to bring their own bags, especially on Mondays. Plastic bags will not be available even if shoppers are willing to pay for it.

GEORGE TOWN: Several supermarkets have been keeping the money collected from the sale of plastic bags instead of handing them over to the state government.

State environment committee chairman Phee Boon Poh said they had identified the supermarkets and were going through state by-laws to deal with this.

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