Cross-party MPs back call for nationwide ban on single-use plastics by 2025
A group of MPs from across the political spectrum have given their backing to a new draft bill on plastic pollution, which calls for all “non-essential” single-use plastics to be banned across the UK by 2025.
Drawn up by Friends of the Earth and the National Federation of Women’s Institutes (NFWI), the draft Phase-out of Plastic Pollution Bill urges the Government to ban “the vast majority of polluting, single-use plastics” within the next six years, including sachets and coffee cup lids.
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