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Re: Plastic bag charge: Sales in England fall by 90%
« Reply #1 on: August 01, 2019, 11:10:46 PM »
It's kind of amazing what a 5p charge does.

They say the average is down by 130 bags/year or GBP 6.50/year per year or about $7.88 so just about 0.02 per day (rounded, it's the same in both currencies roughly). Interesting that an amount that small has such a huge effect

It shows the difference between thinking about something and not thinking about it, rather than any actual budgetary constraint.