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Has anyone noticed if you use the self service tills in M&S you are expected to pay for them but if you use a manned till you dont? Is this really fair?

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I refuse to pay for them and take my own.


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Could the Site Team remind all CAGGERS to take note of the site rules.

what rule have I broken?

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I refuse to pay for them and take my own.

 

I do as well, but yesterday I hadnt brought enough and noticed they were free at the manned till

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None.

 

what rule have I broken?

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I do as well, but yesterday I hadnt brought enough and noticed they were free at the manned till

 

The small bags are free which you get at cashier tills, they have been charging for the normal size plastic bags at these tills for some time. You can't get the small free bags at the self service tills.

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You can get all sorts of bags, it's a non-issue.


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Those who don't take their own will be paying in most places from October. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-27884278


 

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Maybe people can place orders with HM Prison Service, mail bags, canvass bag etc.


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Just been in my local tesco and they have a sing up saying from 5th oct the bags will be 10p each !!!!!

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Should be 5p


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Aldi do not give out bags, never have, so you either need to take your own or buy one


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Your bound to have people get to the checkout and refuse to pay for bags and just leaving the trolley load of goods and walking away..

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If they had plain bags, then I would have no problem paying for them. Darned if I am going to be paying to do their advertising for them.

 

Not that I go shopping in Tesco or anywhere else for that matter (OH does the shopping) but we use our own bags - strangely enough, made from hundreds of carrier bags that have either been knitted or crocheted :)


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Your bound to have people get to the checkout and refuse to pay for bags and just leaving the trolley load of goods and walking away..

 

Yup sadly many I spoke to today still do not understand that the retailer WILL BE FINED for giving away bags (unless raw meat etc) and even then you ar enot allowed to put anything in with the raw meat and excluded products.


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How are they going to stop the customer putting in other stuff in with the raw meat, after all the bag now belongs to the customer..

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Another example of why this is imperfect legislation


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If they had plain bags, then I would have no problem paying for them. Darned if I am going to be paying to do their advertising for them.

 

Not that I go shopping in Tesco or anywhere else for that matter (OH does the shopping) but we use our own bags - strangely enough, made from hundreds of carrier bags that have either been knitted or crocheted :)

 

That's what we do in Scotland where this has been the law for a year or two now. Everyone takes their own bag. It works just fine. At my local Sainsbury's, you can't get the disposable carrier bags at all any more - if you pay 5p you get a re-usable one that they say they'll replace when it wears out. They do advertise, though, which would be annoying but I've never actually needed to buy one.


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Your bound to have people get to the checkout and refuse to pay for bags and just leaving the trolley load of goods and walking away..

 

We've been paying for our bags in Wales for a while now, never seen anyone stupid enough to do that... Just take them with you or dig deep for the 5/10p and not make a scene because someone's following legislation. It's like rolling on the floor and having a strop because someone's asked for your ID before selling you alcohol/cigarettes.


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I don't understand why they have to use plastic anyway - I like the really strong recycled paper brown bags, that our farm shop uses. If you spend over a certain amount, I think it is £15.00, you don't have to pay for them.

 

If I buy dry goods, then I can re use the bags for storing potatoes and when they get too shabby I can put them in the compost heap.


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I don't understand why they have to use plastic anyway - I like the really strong recycled paper brown bags, that our farm shop uses. If you spend over a certain amount, I think it is £15.00, you don't have to pay for them.

 

If I buy dry goods, then I can re use the bags for storing potatoes and when they get too shabby I can put them in the compost heap.

 

They're also excellent if you've a coal / log fire. Fill the shabby bag with coal and a few firelighters and then you can put the whole thing in the grate and light the paper without getting covered in splinters/coal dust.


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