Kammie Holder, Public Relations Officer of the Future Centre Trust said the proposed ban on plastics is timely and necessary.
He revealed some food vendors had plans of increasing portion prices "by as much as two dollars". Holder warned Barbadians to be wary of these price gougers.
"She [vendor] said to me that she currently buys 100 containers costing $25 but if she buys the alternative, the non-plastic containers it is going to cost her $30 so she is going to have to increase her price by $2. I want to encourage people to stay far from those greedy persons. There is no way that something that costs you $10 more should have to cause you to pass on $2 for a plate of food."
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