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Green groceries Price tag ends Swiss love affair with plastic bags

(swissinfo.ch)

The phasing out of the practice of providing free plastic bags to supermarket shoppers has had a dramatic effect on their behaviour. Retail giants Migros and Coop have seen demand drop by 80% and 85% respectively ever since they started charging CHF0.05 ($0.05) per bag. 

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