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Scottish carrier bag charge approved by Scottish Parliament

Scottish carrier bag charge approved by Scottish Parliament 29 May 2014 MCS is pleased to see that a charge on single-use carrier bags will be introduced by law across Scotland in October this year.

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Killer Bags Still Threaten the Environment.

Killer Bags Still Threaten the Environment.

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Government must listen to inquiry findings if bag charges in England to work

Government must listen to inquiry findings if bag charges in England to work MCS backs recommendations to make scheme as simple as possible MCS says it is delighted at the conclusions of the Environmental Audit Committee’s (EAC) inquiry into the plastic bag charge in England.

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Plans for a plastic bag charge for England announced

Plans for a plastic bag charge for England announced MCS is pleased to announce some excellent news.

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"Monitoring" - the Government's new word for inaction on carrier bag charge

Monitoring’ - the Government’s new word for inaction on carrier bag charge The Break the Bag Habit campaign group says there are no credible reasons left for the Government not to introduce a charge on all carrier bags in England.

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5p charge in Northern Ireland leaves England as only home nation not taking action on carrier bags

5p charge in Northern Ireland leaves England as only home nation not taking action on carrier bags Six billion bags and rising - but still no action in England says Break the Bag Habit coalition The Break the Bag Habit (BTBH) Coalition, of which MCS is a member, says it welcomes the news that from today (Monday 8th April) Northern Ireland is taking action to prevent bag litter by bringing in a tax of 5p for single use carrier bags.

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CONSERVATIVE PARTY CONFERENCE COMES UNDER BAG MONSTER ATTACK

CONSERVATIVE PARTY CONFERENCE COMES UNDER BAG MONSTER ATTACK Zac Goldsmith MP shows support for protest against single use carrier bags Over 20 Bag Monsters - created from over 10,000 single-use plastic bags - ran riot outside the Conservative Party Conference today (Tuesday 9th October).

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