The supermarket's leading rival Woolworths has confirmed it will stick to guns on the plastic bag ban.
Real Madrid face race against time to tie up Courtois deal
The Italian said he has held positive talks with the Brazilian after the player turned up for training late this summer. It depends on the club. "I spoke yesterday with him about him being late, but not about his future", said Sarri.
A man carries a Coles supermarket plastic bag as he walks along rocks at Dee Why Beach, located in the northern beaches suburbs of Sydney, Australia, July 31, 2018.
"Removing the price means that these reusable bags are far more likely to be used once and discarded".
Coles said in a statement that when the ban on single-use plastic bags began, some customers said they needed more time to transition to reusable bags.
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"Many customers bringing bags from home are still finding themselves short a bag or two so we are offering complimentary reusable Better Bags to help them complete their shopping".
'While there is consumer frustration during this period of transition, this backflip flies in the face of their initial claim to be committed to reducing plastics in the environment, ' he said.
From July 1, Queensland and Western Australia joined South Australia, Tasmania, Northern Territory and Australian Capital Territory with state-wide bans. We also call on the Board of Coles to reconsider this decision for the sake of our planet.
NSW Labor and the Greens called on Premier Gladys Berejiklian to introduce a state-wide ban on single use bags.
Coles will give its "Better Bags" away for free.
"It's confusing and frustrating for customers that they have been flip-flopping on this issue and we really want to see them make a solid commitment to actually doing what they said they would do and ban the bags for good".
College Lake Dam listed among "High Hazard" dams in Virginia
Friday. "Flood waters entering Blackwater Creek from College Lake will continue into Ivy Creek before entering the James River". Hundreds of people have been evacuated in Virginia after a National Weather Service (NWS) warning sparked fears of a dam burst.
Mosquitos test positive for West Nile Virus in Simcoe
Last year, Toronto Public Health did not record the first lab-confirmed case of West Nile virus until August 25. A Canyon County man in his 50s has tested positive for West Nile virus, health officials announced on Thursday.
Parents are paying for Fortnite coaching for their kids
Parents who are paying for Fortnite tutors are recognising the pressure for their kids to get good at the popular game. Another parent noted that their 12-year-old son was struggling to win when competing in Fortnite Battle Royale.
Danish ban on burqa goes into effect Wednesday
Repeated offenses could lead to fines of up to 10,000 kroner (around $1,500) plus a jail sentence of up to six months. With 75 votes in favour and 30 votes against, the Danish parliament adopted the act on May 31 this year.
Yellowstone Tourist Filmed While Taunting Bison
In a statement posted on Facebook , Superintendent Dan Wenk called the man's actions "reckless, risky and illegal". It's unclear if the man in the video has been identified or if he will be fined in connection with the incident.