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VALLEYS TOWN HELPS SHOPPERS AVOID NEW CARRIER BAG CHARGE

Saturday 1 October 2011

SHOPPERS in a Valleys town are being helped to avoid paying new carrier bag charges thanks to an initiative by local traders.
Bargoed’s Big Red Shopping Bag was launched on Saturday October 1, the day a new law came into force meaning shoppers must pay a minimum of 5p for single-use carrier bags.
The Big Red Shopping Bags, reusable cotton bags, are provided free by Bargoed Chamber of Trade.

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