Environmental Policy

 
City Plumbing are fully committed to protecting the environment. City Plumbing Supplies are continually looking for new ways to improve the environmental performance of all our trading activities.
 
Please see our Group Environmental Policy for full details.
 

Single use Carrier Bags

 
In October 2015 England followed suit with Wales and Scotland and on the 5th October introduced a 5p charge for single use carrier bags. All monies raised from the sale of carrier bags through CPS and CHS will be donated to good causes.
 
The latest carrier bag records for Wales, Scotland and England can be found below:
 
 

The Single Use Carrier Bag Charge (Wales) Regulations 2010

 

Record for the period 7 April 2016 - 6 April 2017

 

Number of chargeable bags supplied:  1,625

 

Total amount received from the sale of chargeable carrier bags  - £81.25

 

Total amount received from the 5p charge   - £81.25

 

Net proceeds of the charge £67.71

 

Note: administration and compliance costs were not charged

 

The difference of £13.54 between the amount received from the sale of bags and the net proceeds of the 5p charge is made up of the following:

 

Amounts above 5p that customers paid for bags  - 0

 

Cost incurred informing the public about the charge  - 0

 

Compliance cost - 0

 

VAT - £13.54

 

Monies raised from the bag charge are donated to Teenage Cancer Trust the chosen charity of City Plumbing. 

 

 

The Single Use Carrier Bag Charge (Scotland) Reglations 2014 

 

Record for the period 7 April 2016 - 6 April 2017

 

Number of chargeable bags supplied - 2,480

 

Total amount received from the sale of chargeable bags: - £124.00

 

Total amount received from the 5p charge - £124.00

 

Net proceeds of the charge - £103.33

 

Note: administration and compliance costs were not charged

 

The difference of £20.67 between the total amount received from the sale of bags and the net proceeds of the 5p charge is made up of the following:

 

Amounts above 5p that customers paid for bags:£0

 

Compliance costs: £0

 

VAT: £20.67

 

Monies raised from the bag charge are donated to Teenage Cancer Trust the chosen charity of City Plumbing.

 

 

The Single Use Carrier Bag Charge (England) Order 2015

 

Record for the period 5 October 2016 - 6 April 2017

 

Number of chargeable bags supplied - 16,976

 

Total amount received from the sale of chargeable bags: - £848.80

 

Total amount received from the 5p charge - £848.80

 

Net proceeds of the charge - £707.33

 

Note: administration and compliance costs were not charged

 

The difference of £141.47 between the total amount received from the sale of bags and the net proceeds of the 5p charge is made up of the following:

 

Amounts above 5p that customers paid for bags:  £0

 

Costs incurred informing the public about the charge: £0

 

Compliance costs: £0

 

VAT: £141.47

 

Monies raised from the bag charge are donated to Teenage Cancer Trust the chosen charity of City Plumbing. 

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