It is expected in the future to become more expensive to buy a plastic or paper bag to his goods, when you are out shopping.
As part of the budget bill for next year will be the tax on carrier bags of plastic and paper, namely, the threefold in order to contribute to the financing of welfare.
It is the government agrees with the støttepartierne and the Alternative of according to the budget bill, which was presented late on Monday night, and which will be voted through later this month.
today is the tax on carrier bags of plastic 22 dollars per kilo, but the charge stands to be tripled. It is not regulated since 1998.
the Price of a carrier bag is expected to rise by a penny, and disposable tableware are to rise by 30 percent.
represented the interests the plastics industry is opposed by the tredoblingen.
- It is highly unnecessary and drastic to triple bæreposeafgiften, says director Thomas Drustrup from the plastics industry in a press release.
It is estimated to reduce the consumption of plastic carrier bags with a total of almost 40 percent, according to the text of the agreement, and it is expected to be able to reduce the amount of waste.
It is expected in the long term, to provide 205 million dollars to the treasury annually.
Specifically, it is estimated the reduction of waste, with a large uncertainty to be about 6000 tonnes.
in Addition, it should be examined whether emballageafgiften on the disposable tableware can be differentiated to promote the use of biodegradable material.
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Already in august reported the prime minister Mette Frederiksen (S) out, that she would be doubling the charges. At the same time, she enrolled out, that the government will prohibit the issuing of free plastic carrier bags.
in Addition, increases a number of other charges also with the budget bill for next year. It applies, for example, taxes on råstofmaterialer, the registration of housing, pesticides, waste water and packaging.
Aftalepartierne behind the budget bill will also remove a skattefinte by forældrekøb and tighten up the rules for the leasing of company cars.