Stores to Charge for Plastic Bags from July 1
This comes in line with the government’s plan to oblige retailers across Japan to charge fees for plastic bags from July 1. It is to reduce plastic waste through charging fees for their plastic bags and to promote the use of reusable shopping bags. Plastic bags containing at least 25% of biomass materials are excluded from the charging requirement.
Inquiries: Ministry of Economy, Trade and industry 0570-080180