Sunday, 27 May 2018

Plastic Throwaways?


Under pressure from changes in public opinion about the environmental dangers of plastic waste (Blue Planet 2?), the UK Government has made a lot of positive noises about their enthusiasm for (eventual) reduction. There are now suggestions that they should at least follow the imminent EU legislation banning single use plastics in drinking straws, stirrers, plastic cutlery and cotton buds et cetera (https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/may/27/britain-follow-european-ban-single-use-plastic). They might be quickly eliminated from the Houses of Parliament but everything else in the country seems to be manana!

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