Plastic bags on the way out in Austria’s supermarkets
Austria

Plastic bags on the way out in Austria’s supermarkets

Most of Austria’s larger supermarket chains have now voluntarily stopped providing their customers with plastic bags, as of January 1st. Instead, customers can buy a sturdy, reusable shopping bag at the checkout, if they haven’t brought their own from home.

Retailers plan 20-cent charge on plastic bags
Germany

Retailers plan 20-cent charge on plastic bags

Fashion is in the bag for Sweden’s Sandqvist Accessories
Sweden

Fashion is in the bag for Sweden’s Sandqvist Accessories

Rewe pulls ‘deceptive’ bio-bags from shops
Germany

Rewe pulls ‘deceptive’ bio-bags from shops