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Plastic bag levy to be introduced on the IoM?

Single-use bags could be targeted

A levy on plastic bags could finally be introduced in the Island - but it's not expected to happen for another two years.

The charge, which is already in place in neighbouring countries, would apply to single use bags.

The move is proposed in addition to a government plan to reduce the amount of the material it uses.

Environment Minister Geoffrey Boot says the legislation may be aimed at ensuring local charities benefit:

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