Carrier bag charge

Record for the period April 2016 – April 2017 - Wales

Number of chargeable bags supplied: 1,297,996

Total amount received from the sale of bags: £64,900

Total amount received from the 5p charge: £64,900

Net proceeds of the charge: £54,083

 

Record for the period April 2016 – April 2017 - England

Number of chargeable bags supplied: 15,438,957

Total amount received from the sale of bags: £771,948

Total amount received from the 5p charge: £771,948

Net proceeds of the charge: £643,290

 

 

Record for the period April 2016 – April 2017 - Scotland

Number of chargeable bags supplied: 3,127,948

Total amount received from the sale of bags: £156,397

Total amount received from the 5p charge: £156,397

Net proceeds of the charge: £130,331

We donated the net proceeeds as follows:

Proceeds were donated to the Greggs Foundation for use within their Environmental Grant Making programme which supports environmental improvements across local communities.  In addition, funds were donated to Keep Britain Tidy to further support their work and research into reducing litter and to Surfers Against Sewage to support their work in reducing beach and marine litter.