Not one nickel more!

Since June, Toronto merchants have been legally required to charge customers five cents per plastic bag. The by-law is intended to cut down on waste and encourage shoppers to carry their own reusable bags with them.

Whether motivated by green thinking, thrift, or annoyance, “I don’t need a bag” has become a common phrase at the till.  And now you regularly see citizens walking around carrying random bits of grocery in their hands.

One response to “Not one nickel more!

  1. this is just like in ireland…. they charge 22cents per bag.

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