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Changes to carrier bags comes in to force from October 5, Here is what you need to know

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Trevor Sherwood
Trevor Sherwood writes crime and policing news and graduated Teesside Uni with a degree in Crime & Investigation.

Everyone in England will have pay five pence per plastic bag from October 5th. 

If you are in a large shop you will soon need to bring your own bags or pay 5p for a single-use plastic carrier bag. 

These new rules will apply to home delivery products aswell and will apply to stores who employ 250 members of full time staff. 

But what is the point you may ask? Because most supermarkets and shops will be exempt from the new law due to zero hour contracts and only employing collueges on part time contracts. 

The sales generated from supermarkets are set to be donated to local chairties. 

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