Single-use plastic plates, cutlery, cups may face ban in England

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Single-use plastic plates, cutlery and cups are among a raft of items that could be banned in England as part of a new public consultation being launched in the autumn, the British government said on Saturday.

“We will also introduce a world-leading plastic packaging tax from April 2022, set at 200 pounds ($275.32) per tonne, on plastic packaging which doesn’t meet a minimum threshold of at least 30% recycled content”, the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs said in a statement.

It is estimated that each person uses 18 single-use plastic plates and 37 single-use...


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Single-use plastic plates, cutlery, cups may face ban in England


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