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Are shopping malls charging for carry bags? What is the remedy

We have been observing that some shopping malls charge for plastic carry bags on the pretext of the old practice based on Govt rules for plastic waste management. As per Rule 10 of The Plastic Waste (Management and Handling) Rules, 2011, no carry bags shall be made available free of cost by retailers to consumers. …

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Crossword charging for carry bags

On 7th September 2019 we had bought items from Crossword saket Select city walk store. They are in violation of court order for charging of carry bags. I am attaching the bill and the video of the bag. This is a serious matter.  Courts have already banned charging for carry bags yet this place continues …

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Non-plastic carry bags being charged by big retailers

As per my knowledge, the practice of charging carry bags came into being to discourage consumers from using plastic bags. Now big brand retailers such as the Reliance Industries, Aditya Birla Group, and many other retailers have discontinued the use of plastic bags in their shops and use paper/cloth bags instead. But the customer is …

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