A woman and her daughter walk past the environmentally-friendly shopping bags in a supermarket in Shanghai, April 16, 2008. From June 1 this year, Chinese retailers could be fined up to 10,000 yuan (US$1,430) for providing shoppers with free plastic shopping bags, the Ministry of Commerce has announced.
Environmentally-friendly shopping bags are seen in a supermarket in Shanghai, April 16, 2008.
Pupils from Dongjiaominxiang Primary School distribute self-made environmentally-friendly shopping bags to a passerby at a market in Beijing, April 10, 2008.
(Xinhua News Agency April 21, 2008)