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Plastic cutlery and plates may be banned in UK in drive to halt oceans pollution

Plastic cutlery and plates could be among items banned in Britain as the government looks at ways to stem the tide of synthetic waste polluting the sea.

Environment chiefs are offering a £19,000 contract to experts to assess the economic, social and environmental effects of outlawing their sale, together with straws and plastic balloon sticks.

To read more, follow the link below:

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/plastic-cutlery-plates-banned-uk-oceans-sea-pollution-marine-life-economic-defra-a8425626.html

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