The supermarket's leading rival Woolworths has confirmed it will stick to guns on the plastic bag ban.
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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".
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'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".
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