whanganui supermarket among first to ditch plastic bags
Plastic bags were used yesterday.
Tanya Sweeney, the store manager, said that giving up offering free supermarket bags hardly caused a chain reaction.
The customer is well prepared, she said.
There are already signs of warning, the checkout operator has been telling the customer.
Many shoppers have begun to give up their single lives.
Plastic bags are used, Mr. Sweeney said.
The study found that 80 New Zealanders favored the abolition of these weapons.
Whanganui countdown is one of the 10 countdown to the country this week to phase out luggage.
Customer Jenny mclakeland did not know that the change was happening but had considered the plastic situation for a while.
\"I think it\'s good, I really like it,\" she said . \".
The cashier at the store is wearing a green T-shirt
The shirt on yesterday\'s good theme bag.
Customers are free to carry their own \"bags, boxes, barrels, carts\" home.
This was not done and the staff sold them reusable black bags for $1 per person.
These packages have been tested for 150 use and the store will replace them for free when they are no longer available.
Gibbney says it has sold hundreds of vehicles in the past few days.
Or customers can buy a thicker plastic bag for 15c, or they can reuse it 20 times to make any profit from the sale.
The availability of these \"emergency\" packages will be reviewed in 2019.
They can also buy a reusable cold bag for $4, or a reusable yellow sacks.
All plastic bags can be brought back to the supermarket and left there for recycling.
The countdown is still looking for other ways to reduce singles. use plastic.
\"This involves finding more sustainable alternatives in the production sector and working directly with partners in the supply chain to reduce plastics in other areas,\" said Kiri Hannifin, corporate affairs manager, \"looking for better alternatives, encourage better end-of-life solutions. \".
Other stores are expected to follow the countdown.
One of them is the Mitre 10 Group.
Its 128 hardware stores are phasing out a single
Use plastic bags and boot pads from July 1 and replace them with reusable $1 bags and recycled paper boot pads.
Mitre 10 will also review other forms of plastic packaging and their own overall waste reduction.