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UK must act to stamp out ‘curse’ of plastic sachets, say campaigners

The government must act urgently to stamp out the “curse” of single-use plastic sachets, billions of which are helping to fuel the global plastics crisis, campaigners are warning.

A coalition of more than 50 business leaders, politicians and campaigners is demanding that the plastic sachets – used for everything from ketchup to shampoo – be included in European and UK legislation outlawing other “throwaway” items such as plastic straws and cotton buds.

To find out more, follow the link below:

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/feb/26/uk-must-act-stamp-out-curse-plastic-sachets-say-campaigners

(Photo credit: Eloisa Lopez/Reuters)

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