Plastic Bags

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs written question – answered on 1st July 2019.

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Photo of Lord Hayward Lord Hayward Conservative

To ask Her Majesty's Government how many other countries operate (1) a ban, or (2) a partial ban or charge, on the use of single-use plastic bags.

Photo of Lord Gardiner of Kimble Lord Gardiner of Kimble The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

The Government does not collect or hold this information. However, a summary of publicly available information is here:

https://study.com/blog/which-countries-have-banned-plastic-bags.htmlhttp://www.bigfatbags.co.uk/bans-taxes-charges-plastic-bags/

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