Summer increase planned for bag tax

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Ireland plans to increase the tax on plastic carrier bags from 15 Euro cents to 22 Euro cents this summer.

The change is set to take effect from July 1.

The Irish government has credited the plastax with cutting plastic bag waste by over 95% since its introduction five years ago.

Sam Bond

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