Plastic Shopping Bags will be Charged in Japan Starting in July 2020

Poste date: Tuesday, April 19, 2022

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Since July 2020, retailers in Japan have been charging fees for plastic bags and it is mandatory. The law applies to all retail stores including convenience stores like Familymart, Seven-Eleven or Lawson.

It is handy to carry a shopping bag with you and preserve environment.

These shopping bags are called “Eco-Bag” or “My Bag” in Japan. There are a wide range of eco-bags available at a supermarket, department store or online.

We PLAZA HOMES provide an Eco-Bag to our clients when they move in.

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