‘Bringing reusable bags has been a challenge’: Woolworths backflip on plastic bags

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Woolworths has backflipped on its plastic bag ban after irate customers refused to pay for plastic bags at the checkout.

  • Melissa Cunningham
  • Brisbane Times

The supermarket giant will hand out free reusable plastic bags for 10 days, after stores were inundated with complaints from customers who refused to pay for bags or did not have enough of their own stored up.

Bag4good 1a woolworths LLLLIt comes a week after Woolworths issued a ban on single-use plastic bags in stores across Victoria, New South Wales, Queensland and Western Australia.

The reusable plastic bags, which cost 15 cents, will be available free until July 8, the supermarket giant said.

“Since we phased…

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