China moves to phase out single-use plastics

China is stepping up restrictions on the production, sale and use of single-use plastic products, according to the state planner, as it seeks to tackle one of the country’s biggest environmental problems. The national development and reform commission and the Ministry...

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Plastics Pact annual report launched

Resources body WRAP has today (December 17) released its first annual report for the UK Plastics Pact, launched last year to increase plastic recycling and reduce single-use packaging. The pact between WRAP and 85 UK businesses was signed in April 2018 and set out...

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