Plastax

Plastax

A tax imposed on the use of plastic bags, for example at a grocery store. A plastax is introduced to discourage use of plastic bags, which are thought to be harmful to the environment.
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The brilliance in the Plastax is that they tagged a cost on an item conceived as free," Cobb says.
The gum tax could be between 5c and 10c per packet, which would raise a staggering EUR4m to EUR8m which would then be ring-fenced for environmental projects in the same way as the plastax.
IRELAND has successfully implemented a plastic bag levy, plastax.