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WH Smith scraps free plastic bags in green trial

Retailer WH Smith has axed free plastic bags in some of its Midlands and north west England stores and plans to extend the scheme during the next two weeks.Customers will face a 1p charge following a trial in the two areas which ended in June.A spokeswoman said: Customer reaction to the trial has been very supportive and single use plastic bag use has gone down by 50%. We will be extending this scheme to south Wales and the south west, and will test customer ...