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Holland & Brown bag it; your money: : ENVIRONMENT.

Byline: CLINTON MANNING

HEALTH food chain Holland and Barrett is axing plastic carrier bags from its stores in a war against waste.

From January, shoppers will have to bring their own or fork out 4p for a paper bag or 99p for a jute one.

The store - which dishes out 7.6 million carriers a year -is the first to impose a total ban on plastic bags from its premises.

Boss Peter Aldis said: "I challenge the rest of the high street to follow us."
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Publication:The Mirror (London, England)
Date:Nov 13, 2009
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