Convenience store shopping bag ¥3 per bag Major 3 companies Charged from July 1 19:35 on June 3

Since next month, retail stores nationwide will be obliged to pay for shopping bags, three major convenience stores will pay for 3 yen per piece, except for some.

Retail stores nationwide will be required to pay for plastic shopping bags from the 1st of next month.

Seven-Eleven Japan, FamilyMart, and Lawson's three major convenience stores have decided to pay for 3 yen per ticket.

Seven-Eleven says that only "extra large" shopping bags used for big shopping will be 5 yen per piece, and the difference from the cost of shopping bags will be used for the cost of activities such as collecting PET bottles to reduce environmental impact I will.

In addition, each company plans to gradually switch to plastic bags with a blending rate of 25% or more of biomass materials that is not covered by the national system, but the three companies pay to reduce the amount of plastic waste. I am doing it.

Many supermarkets and other stores have already started paying for shopping bags, but it will be important to pay attention to whether major convenience stores will be able to reduce the amount of plastic waste.