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Britain seeks ban of single use plastic plates and cutlery in England

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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LONDON - Single-use plastic plates and cutlery and polystyrene cups could all be banned in England as the British government seeks to eliminate all avoidable plastic waste, it said on Saturday. England uses 1.1 billion single-use plates and 4.25 billion items of single-use cutlery, most of which are plastic, per year, but only 10% are recycled upon disposal, it said. Under proposals
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BBC News

Single-use plastic: Plates, cups and cutlery ban edges closer

It is "time we left our throwaway culture behind once and for all", the environment secretary says.

2 months ago·United Kingdom
Ownership:Public Broadcasting
The Guardian

Single-use plastic plates and cutlery could be banned in England

Ministers launch public consultation and will also investigate limiting wet wipes, tobacco filters and sachets

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
Ownership:Scott Trust Limited
Reuters

Britain seeks ban of single use plastic plates and cutlery in England

LONDON - Single-use plastic plates and cutlery and polystyrene cups could all be banned in England as the British government seeks to eliminate all avoidable plastic waste, it said on Saturday. England uses 1.1 billion single-use plates and 4.25 billion items of single-use cutlery, most of which are plastic, per year, but only 10% are recycled upon disposal, it said. Under proposals

2 months ago·United Kingdom
Ownership:The Woodbridge Company
The Independent

Government considers banning single-use plastic plates, cutlery and cups

Ministers will also look at how to limit the use of other products that contain the material, such as wet wipes and tobacco filters

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
Ownership:Alexander Lebedev
Hindustan Times

Britain seeks ban on single-use plastic plates, cutlery to reduce waste

About 1.1 billion single-use plates and 4.25 billion items of single-use cutlery, most of which are plastic, are used in Britain every year.

2 months ago·New Delhi, India
Ownership:HT Media
Sky News

Extending ban on single-use plastics to plates, cutlery and cups in England moves step closer

As well as a 12-week consultation, there will be a separate call for evidence to investigate how to limit products creating avoidable waste, such as wet wipes containing plastic, tobacco filters, and sachets.

2 months ago·United Kingdom
Ownership:Roberts family

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