A Guide to the Single Use Carrier Bag Levy
- Price: £3.60
- Published: October 2015
- Type: Business Information Factsheet
- Format: PDF
The single use carrier bag levy has been introduced throughout the UK to reduce the volume of single use carrier bags supplied by retailers. Retailers are required to charge a levy for each new single use carrier bag they supply, unless an exemption applies. Retailers may also be subject to record-keeping requirements.
This factsheet explains when the requirement to charge applies, the steps retailers must take to satisfy this requirement and other requirements imposed by the regulations.