Bag used for food hygiene reasons

Use of plastic bags for food hygiene reasons will not be charged.

In order to address food hygiene concerns, the use of plastic bags to carry only items of food, drink or medicine (collectively as "foodstuff") for human or animal consumption without packaging or not in airtight packaging will not be charged. Furthermore, the use of plastic bags to carry frozen/ chilled foodstuff to segregate the condensation of water vapour from other goods will not be charged. Some examples are provided below for illustration:

Without any packaging
Non-airtight food

(Plastic bags used for foodstuff in airtight packaging will be charged. Click here for details)

Plastic bags used for foodstuff in airtight packaging will be charged
Frozen/ chilled food or drink