A reduction of 100 million+ plastic bags at 7-eleven stores in one month

More than 100 million plastic bags have not bee used at Thailand’s 7-eleven stores in the past month, valued at more than 20 million baht.

CP All Public Company, the sole operator of 7-Eleven convenience stores in Thailand, announced its intention to reduce and, eventually, to eliminate the use of single-use plastic bags at all their stores throughout the country.

Read more about that program HERE.

Siamrath news is reporting that 102,323,402 plastic bags have been rejected or unused between December 7 to January 13. The savings, some 20,464,681 baht, will now be donated to Siriraj Hospital.

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