About promotion of approach of shopping bag for free distribution cancellation

 The local government, companies supermarket cooperated, and kita* 7 cities and 3 towns carried out discussion meeting or my bag campaign to plan shopping bag reduction and my bag bringing promotion from 2012.

 We conclude "agreement about bringing promotion such as my bags in kita*jiiki and shopping bag reduction" to assume free of charge distribution cancellation of shopping bag purpose to take advantage to plan outbreak restraint of garbage and discharge reduction of greenhouse gas (carbon dioxide) toward reduction of environmental load in everyday life and operation.

 This becomes the first time that company cooperates with the local government of wide area and concludes agreement in Osaka.

 We deepen cooperation, collaboration about bringing promotion such as my bags and shopping bag reduction mutually and will work on environmental problem measures positively in future.


Agreement about bringing promotion such as my bags in kita*jiiki and shopping bag reduction 

Effect of the current situation and the agreement conclusion of shopping bag

The current situation of shopping bag

  • The number of annual use per person is 240 pieces
  • 8.2 milliliters of oil is necessary to make one piece of shopping bag (6.8 grams)
  • When we burn up as garbage, 33 grams of carbon dioxide is exhausted

Effect (per one year) that is anticipated in kita*jiiki by reducing shopping bag

  • We can reduce garbage 5,366 tons
  • We can reduce carbon footprint 16,863 tons


 The current situation of shopping bag extracted from Ministry of the Environment homepage.
 In addition, reduction effect calculates from the mean of shopping bag mixture rate in garbage composition survey by each local government.


Agreement concluder

Local public entity (kita* area 7 cities and 3 towns)

  • Toyonaka-shi
  • Ikeda-shi
  • Suita-shi
  • Takatsuki-shi
  • Ibaraki-shi
  • Minoh-shi
  • Settsu-shi
  • Toyono-cho
  • Nose-cho
  • Shimamoto Town

Company (nine)

  • AEON RETAIL Co., Ltd. Kinki, Hokuriku company
  • Hankyu Oasis
  • Izumiya
  • HEIWADO Co., Ltd.
  • The Daiei, Inc.
  • All ages (we carry out from June 4)
  • Mitsuhiro (we carry out sequentially from June 1)


Agreement effective date Sunday, April 1, 2018

Free distribution cancellation starting date Friday, June 1, 2018 [environment month]



Administrative role in this agreement

 Each local government announces activities and my bag bringing rate and shopping bag reduction rate for approach promotion regularly and supports approach that company carries out positively.


Agreement conclusion type 


 It is 1:45 from 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 18, 2018
 (Attention) We carry out my bag campaign after the end


 Open space (23-17, Senribanpakukouen, Suita-shi) in front of the international exposition memory park synthesis information desk
 (at the time of stormy weather) Suita-shi resources recycling center multi-hall (4-3, Senribanpakukouen, Suita-shi)


  • Each company representative
  • Each local government chief
  • Each local government image character (nine)
  • Suita-shi firefighting musical band

Contact us

City creation department Environment Division (the second floor of the government office)
Telephone 075-962-2863, fax 075-961-6298 

Update day: February 5, 2018

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