Budget 2017: Tax on takeaway boxes to be considered
What will be the real impact of this proposed tax on single use packaging? The UK government will be hoping that this will impact wrongful emissions of plastics to oceans which is an urgent priority for everyone. If it reduces litter from quick serve restaurants then it should reduce the flow of plastics to drains and oceans. However what will be the alternatives selected by these businesses and will they be put into a recovery or recycling system which is essential to get away from the ‘throwaway’ culture that has created this problem.
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