M&S to charge for plastic bagsAnd, of course, good old downmarket cheapskates Lidl have been charging for their plastic bags for years, not in an effort to save the planet but to save money so they can carry on keeping their prices low. And when you do buy a Lidl bag you get one that will last a lot longer than just the journey home.
Wednesday February 28 2008:
Retailer Marks and Spencer is hoping to spark a high-street revolution by charging food customers 5p for every plastic carrier bag they use.
M&S to charge for plastic bags
Tuesday November 6 2007:
Marks and Spencer is to introduce a 5p charge for plastic grocery bags in England, the company announced today.