Cardiff trolley charge plans

Supermarkets in Cardiff could be charged £75 for every shopping trolley found abandoned in the city under Council plans discussed today.

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Consultation period begins on abandoned trolley charge

Abandoned shopping trolleys in the Welsh capital are becoming more of a problem since the introduction of the carrier bag charge according to the city's council.

A consultation period started today after officials backed a £75 charge for supermarkets for every one of their trollies they find.

David Wood has been listening to the arguments.

Supermarkets in Cardiff could be fined over abandoned trolleys

Workers clearing trolleys from river
Since the introduction of the all Wales carrier bag charge the number of abandoned shopping trolleys has actually increased across Cardiff Credit: Keep Wales Tidy
Workers clearing trolleys from river
Shopping trolley can cost anything from £100 to £180 for the retailer Credit: Keep Wales Tidy
Workers clearing trolleys from river
Cardiff Council's cabinet will vote later on whether to fine supermarkets £75 for every one of their trolleys found abandoned in the city Credit: Keep Wales Tidy

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