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All Stores Will Charge for Plastic Shopping Bags

Some stores already charge for “regi” bags, meaning plastic shopping bags. Starting this July 1, every store will do this.
Please use this as an opportunity to reconsider your personal lifestyle, and do what you can to reduce the use of plastic and other throwaway bags, such as by carrying your own shopping bag.

For more information, please visit the website of the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry.
https://www.meti.go.jp/policy/recycle/plasticbag/plasticbag_top.html

Inquiries concerning Charging for “Regi” Shopping Bags Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry Consultation Service Counter
For consumers: 0570-080180
For businesses: 0570-000930
Inquiries Waste Reduction Planning Section, Waste Reduction and Recycling Division (Shinjuku City Office, Main Bldg. 7F)
Tel: 03-5273-3318
Fax: 03-5273-4070

June 15, 2020