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Welsh charities bag £ms
The use of single use carrier bags has declined by 71% in Wales and donations to good causes are estimated at between £17m - £22m according to the findings of a report commissioned by the Welsh Government.
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WAG:  £17m in the bag for good causes says Minister

Research summary

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