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April 19, 2007

100,000 plastic bags saved on Bring Your Own Bag Day

China NewsAsia

SINGAPORE: Singapore's first Bring Your Own Bag Day on Wednesday managed to save an estimated 100,000 plastic bags.

According to leading supermarket chains NTUC Fairprice and Cold Storage, they cut the number of plastic bags by up to 60 per cent.

They also sold about 20,000 reusable bags.

At one Cold Storage outlet, most shoppers say they do not mind if they have to donate 10 cents to environmental projects for every plastic bag they take...

Link: 100,000 plastic bags saved on Bring Your Own Bag Day.

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