Pressure remains on single use plastics

Posted on 12th November, 2019

Plastics packaging and products using plastics continued to feature in government policy developments ahead of the election period. Facing a ban from next spring, subject to the Parliamentary and political timetable, are three products: plastic straws, plastic-stemmed cotton buds and plastic drink stirrers (with some exceptions). On 28 October, the Department for Environment, Food and…

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