Tesco Lotus To Drop Disposable Plastic Bags Next Week

While all malls and grocery chain stores will stop offering disposable plastic bags for one day next week, one of the nation’s biggest retailers is taking it a step further. Starting Dec. 4, Tesco Lotus will replace the plastic bags it offers customers with paper at all of its roughly 2,000 stores. The store will also encourage customers to bring their own cloth bags. It’s part of a one-day campaign by several department and convenience store chains on Thailand’s Environment Day in an effort organized by the environmental ministry. Other participating firms include 7-Eleven, Central, Makro, Foodland, Robinson, Big C and Tops. Stories of dying marine life, massive toxic waste dumps and environmental degradation have made plastic bag use a pressing issue this year, with calls for commercial interests to show responsibility. In the meantime, retailers and malls such as Tops, Robinson, Big C have been urged to offer points... If you wish to read this full breaking news headline article, Tesco Lotus To Drop Disposable Plastic Bags Next Week, simply click on 'Read full story' below, but 1st please give 'Phuket Hotel Deals' a 'LIKE' or 'SHARE' before you visit 'Samui Times'. Thank you Tesco Lotus To Drop Disposable Plastic Bags Next Week


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