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Carrier bags to cost 5p in Wales from October

Many of us mean to reuse carrier bags, but they often end up lying forgotten in cupboards or thrown away.

Shoppers in Wales will be charged at least 5p for single use bags from 1 October.

It is the first nation in the UK to introduce the charge.

Colette Hume spoke to Mark Roberts at the Co-operative Group to find out how the change might affect shoppers.

  • 30 Sep 2011