Banned: Plastic Bags in New Zealand

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2019 has dawned and so has a new era in supermarkets across New Zealand. All single-use plastic bags are now banned. Countdown supermarkets stopped providing the single-use bags in October 2018. Foodstuffs’ New World, Pak ‘n Save, and Four Square joined them on the 1st January 2019. The supermarkets are ahead of schedule with a government ban not due until July 2019. 

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