Denmark introduces carrier bag charges as part of an update to the provisions of its packaging law.
The new law, published as Order No. 766 of May 30, 2020, includes a completely new Chapter 3 §12, which covers carrier bag charges. Most of the rest of the provisions in the new Order remain largely unchanged from the previous, and now repealed, Order No. 1455 of December 7, 2015.
Order No. 766 of May 30, 2020 was published on June 3, 2020, and it has two effective dates for stakeholders to be aware of:
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