Aldi has scrapped its 5p shopping bags
Discount stores hope that the move will remove 80 million bags from circulation every year.
If you find yourself in a supermarket without a bag, you must pay 9 p for a reusable bag.
Just weeks after Morrison revealed that the price of plastic bags rose-
The paper version is 20 p per version.
The customer will now find more sustainable alternatives at checkout, say 9 p flexi-
Loop bag made from backof-
Waste storage and a larger reusable polypropylene woven bag.
The grocery store also tried out a cotton replacement in several stores.
Fritz Walleczek of Aldi, UK said: \"The impact of disposable plastic bags on the environment is no longer a secret, removing them from our stores is an important step in our mission to eliminate plastics as much as possible.
\"Our customers believe that we can not only provide them with high-quality products at unbeatable prices, but also help them live a greener life.
\"Since March 2018, Aldi has replaced more than 2,500 tons of plastic in its range with recyclable alternatives.
To 2022, its goal is to achieve 100% recyclable, reusable or packable packaging in its own branded products.
The 5 p charge for plastic bags was first presented in Wales in 2011, then in Northern Ireland in 2013, then in Scotland in 2014, and England in October 5, 2015. the plastic bag charge was introduced. 5.