Israel Sees 80% Drop in Plastic Bag Consumption After 2017 Law Implementing Bag Fee

The 10 agorot fee per bag implemented last year has helped save 7,091 tons of plastic, says the Environment Ministry

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There was an 80% drop last year in the consumption of disposable plastic shopping bags at the country’s supermarket chains after a law took effect on January 1, 2017 requiring food retailers to charge 10...