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Coles backs down on banning free plastic bags | Business I The Guardian Today

theguardian.com Coles backs down on banning free plastic bags | Business Naaman Zhou Coles has reversed its decision to stop providing free plastic bags to shoppers, saying some need more time to adjust to the switch to reusable bags. The supermarket banned single-use plastic bags on 1 July and told customers they would have to pay 15c for thicker, reusable bags. But then it began handing out the thicker bags for free in New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland and Western Australia as it gave customers time to adjust. It was meant to stop providing its reusable Better Bags for free on 1 August but has now gone back on that decision and appears set to provide them indefinitely. The thinner, single-use bags at Coles remain unavailable. Greenpeace criticised the decision as irresponsible and disappointing, saying that Coles is perpetuating the problem of plastic waste by providing free bags. “They talked the talk but hav

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