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Environmental Policy

As part of the Travis Perkins Group, PTS are fully committed to protecting the environment. PTS are continually looking for new ways to improve the environmental performance of all our trading activities.

Please visit our Group website for full details on our Environmental Policy

 

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 PTS 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:  38
Total amount received from the sale of chargeable carrier bags  - £1.90
Total amount received from the 5p charge   - £1.90
Net proceeds of the charge £1.58
Note: administration and compliance costs were not charged

The difference of £0.32 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 - £0.32


Monies raised from the bag charge are donated to Wickes chosen charity Keep Wales Tidy



The Single Use Carrier Bag Charge (Scotland) Regulations 2014



Record for the period 7 April 2016 - 6 April 2017

Number of chargeable bags supplied - 374
Total amount received from the sale of chargeable bags: - £18.70
Total amount received from the 5p charge - £18.70
Net proceeds of the charge - £15.58
Note: administration and compliance costs were not charged


The difference of £3.12 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: £3.12


Monies raised from the bag charge are donated to Wickes chosen charity Keep Scotland Beautiful

 

 


The Single Use Carrier Bag Charge (England) Order 2015


Record for the period 5 October 2016 - 6 April 2017
Number of chargeable bags supplied - 74
Total amount received from the sale of chargeable bags: - £3.70
Total amount received from the 5p charge - £3.70
Net proceeds of the charge - £3.08
Note: administration and compliance costs were not charged

The difference of £0.62 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: £0.62


Monies raised from the bag charge are donated to Wickes chosen charity Keep Britain Tidy