Singapore’s leading Health & Beauty Retail Brand, Watsons, unveils its first sustainability campaign to reduce the use of plastic bags in its retail operations. To keep pace and lead the urgent fight against plastic waste, the launch of their newest #SayNoToPlasticBags campaign aims to minimise plastic bag waste and maximise resource use from back to front-end operations.
Watsons is also partnering with World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF-Singapore) for its Plastic ACTion (PACT) Retail Bag Charge initiative aimed at reducing the consumption of plastic bags. Come 1st December, Watsons will be introducing Bring Your Own Bag (BYOB) Tuesday across all 100 stores islandwide. Customers will be charged a fee of $0.10 for every transaction involving a request for plastic bag(s) and all proceeds from the bag charge will be donated to support WWF-Singapore’s conservation efforts, including critical projects related to reducing plastic in nature, making this shopping trip with your young ones more meaningful.
Watsons has rolled-out their artfully designed non-woven reusable bags in end October priced affordably at $1.20 to encourage customers to cut down the consumption of plastic bags. Made with 100% recyclable plastic (polypropylene), these non-woven bags are known for their durability and lasting quality to enhance any shopping experience, perfect as a stylish and timely shopping bag alternative this Christmas, to inspire new sustainable habits for the coming New Year! Embark on a sustainable world of living well and feeling great for generations to come by starting small right here with Watsons.
Thanks to Watsons for sending to us the special edition “LINE FRIENDS” reusable bags and exclusive merchandise!
Watsons will be launching a special edition “LINE FRIENDS” reusable bag that is made of 100% recycled plastic material (rPET), and exclusive LINE FRIENDS merchandise as part of their newly launched sustainability campaign #SayNoToPlasticBags. Three LINE FRIENDS reusable bag designs will be launched starting from 3rd December with one to be released every 2 weeks.
In addition, $0.50 from the sale of each LINE FRIENDS reusable bag (RRP $15.90) will also be donated to WWF-Singapore to support their conservation efforts, including critical projects related to reducing plastic in nature. With minimum $18 nett spend in a single receipt, Watsons’ members get to purchase it at a special price of $4.50 while non-members get to purchase it at $6.50. Shopping for beauty essentials and toiletries is now made more meaningful with these adorable reusable bag, especially during this season of giving!
To find out more about Watsons, please visit https://www.watsons.com.sg/