Thailand has announced a nationwide plastic bag free day on Tuesday December 4th.
No plastic bags with handles will be given out at department stores and convenience stores on this day.
The Bangkok Insight called it “D-Day”.
Thailand’s biggest retail names have signed up to the initiative that marks Thailand Environment Day.
Such firms as CP All (7/11), Central, Makro, Foodland, Tesco Lotus, Robinson’s, Big C and Tops are involved.
An advertising poster said that customers should organize cloth bags and their own baskets.
(Source: Thai Visa)