Bella, Czech Republic is determining to finally end the use of plastic bags on its store before the end of 2018 ceasing them and replacing them with recyclable paper bags.
the chain stated that this move is taking part in its plan of removing plastic items which is a part of its long-term environmental strategy.
Billa is encouraging customers to get their paper bags for symbolic prices to abandon the use of plastic in their shopping.
Commented Jaroslaw Szczypka, managing director for Billa CR, through ESM said:
“This is the next landmark in our sustainability strategy. We believe that customers will welcome this step towards even greater environmental protection and get used to new alternatives such as paper bags made of recycled paper and other more environmentally friendly options.”