England starts charging for plastic bags

  • 06/10/2015
A shopper carries his bags from the checkout as he leaves the Tesco store in Gorton, Manchester, northern England, January 13, 2009. Tesco Plc reported the smallest rise in Christmas sales at UK stores open at least a year since the early 1990s, as Britain's biggest retailer felt the impact of the economic downturn. REUTERS/Phil Noble (BRITAIN) - RTR23C93

Shopping in England has just got a little bit more expensive if you rely on plastic bags to take your goods home.

England fell into line with the rest of the UK and is now tacking a 12c charge onto each plastic bag.

But will New Zealand follow suit?

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