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Citing Blue Planet II, UK considers tax on single-use plastics - Treehugger


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Citing Blue Planet II, UK considers tax on single-use plastics
Treehugger
The UK government is expected to announce today a broad set of measures designed to significantly reduce the consumption of single-use plastics, and thereby cut the amount of trash that's entering our waterways. According to a report in The Guardian, ...
UK Government Moves to Tax Single-Use Plastics After Being Inspired by 'Blue Planet II'!One Green Planet
Budget 2017 - Chancellor to slap tax on single-use takeaway plastic ...The Sun
Worst polluting plastics facing a tax crackdown: Consultation launched to consider how to reduce wasteDaily Mail
Plastics in Packaging -Mirror.co.uk -Telegraph.co.uk
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UK considers tax on single-use plastics to tackle ocean pollution - The Guardian


The Guardian

UK considers tax on single-use plastics to tackle ocean pollution
The Guardian
The chancellor, Philip Hammond, will announce in next week's budget a “call for evidence” on how taxes or other charges on single-use plastics such as takeaway cartons and packaging could reduce the impact of discarded waste on marine and bird life ...
UK plastics crackdown to extend to coffee cupsFinancial Times
Chancellor considers tax on takeaway boxes and other plasticsThe Independent
UK Govt Prepares For Tax on Disposable Plastics — While 95 Per Cent of Pollution Comes From Asia, AfricaBreitbart News
CIWM Journal Online -British Plastics and Rubber -Reuters
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UK government considers single-use plastics tax - Plastics Today


Plastics Today

UK government considers single-use plastics tax
Plastics Today
UK finance minister Philip Hammond has announced a “call for evidence” in the nation's budget on taxing single-use plastics used in packaging and polystyrene take-out containers. The move forms part of the government's 25-year environment strategy and ...
Single-use plastics could be taxed in battle against wasteBirmingham Mail
This Week In Climate Change – Things You Might Have MissedHuffPost UK (satire) (blog)

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UK to study recycling future post-Brexit - Plastics News - Plastics News


Plastics News

UK to study recycling future post-Brexit - Plastics News
Plastics News
The British Plastics Federation (BPF) is holding a seminar to investigate the future of plastics recycling the United Kingdom and what impacts Brexit and new ...

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UK environment department using 1400 disposable coffee cups a day - The Guardian


The Guardian

UK environment department using 1400 disposable coffee cups a day
The Guardian
More than 2.5m disposable cups have been purchased by the UK's environment department for use in its restaurants and cafes over the past five years – equivalent to nearly 1,400 a day. The Liberal Democrats' ... The chancellor, Philip Hammond, is ...
Environment department using 1400 disposable cups a day amid call for taxTelegraph.co.uk

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Takeaway boxes, plastic cutlery and bubble wrap to be taxed in ... - Metro


Metro

Takeaway boxes, plastic cutlery and bubble wrap to be taxed in ...
Metro
Takeaway boxes and bubble wrap are set to be taxed in an attempt to tackle the mounting problem of single-use plastics. Chancellor Philip Hammond's ...

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Plastic DIDN'T kill Blue Planet whale (...says the plastics industry): Manufacturers hit back at 'alarmist' images ... - Daily Mail


Daily Mail

Plastic DIDN'T kill Blue Planet whale (...says the plastics industry): Manufacturers hit back at 'alarmist' images ...
Daily Mail
Plastic makers have hit back at claims that 'alarmist' images of a dead baby whale in the BBC's Blue Planet II were linked to plastics 'with absolutely no supporting evidence'. The moving scenes of a mother pilot whale holding on to its dead calf were ...
Blue Planet 2: How plastic is slowly killing our sea creatures, fish and birdsBBC News
No evidence baby whale featured in heartbreaking Blue Planet II clip died from plastic poisoning, expert admitsEvening Standard
BPF issues Blue Planet II baby whale responsePackaging News
Telegraph.co.uk -The Independent -The Times
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Piers Morgan forced to apologise to Ben Fogle live on air - hellomagazine.com


hellomagazine.com

Piers Morgan forced to apologise to Ben Fogle live on air
hellomagazine.com
Piers Morgan had to apologise to Ben Fogle on live television on Wednesday, after the animal campaigner's interview was dropped from Good Morning Britain. Ben – who was due to go on air to discuss the issue of single use plastics ruining the ocean ...
Ben Fogle slams Piers Morgan on Twitter after he was dropped from Good Morning Britain appearance at the last minuteThe Sun
Piers Morgan forced to apologise live on GMB after Ben Fogle angrily tweets about interview being dropped in favour ...Mirror.co.uk
Piers Morgan forced to apologise to Ben Fogle over VERY awkward GMB mishap 'It's serious'Express.co.uk

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Plastico closes the cup loop | Plastics in Packaging - Plastics in Packaging


Plastics in Packaging

Plastico closes the cup loop | Plastics in Packaging
Plastics in Packaging
UK-based provider of polypropylene glasses and catering disposables, Plastico, has collaborated with Closed Loop Environmental Solutions to develop the ...

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What are deposit return schemes and how much money do I get for returning plastic bottles, cans and glass? - The Sun


The Sun

What are deposit return schemes and how much money do I get for returning plastic bottles, cans and glass?
The Sun
"Sky Ocean Rescue will continue to highlight the damage caused by single-use plastics." Willie Mackenzie, oceans expert at Greenpeace UK, said: "Governments are waking up to the frightening scale of ocean plastic pollution. "A staggering 16 million ...

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