Schools urged to eliminate single-use plastics by 2022
Schools are being encouraged to set themselves the target of eliminating their reliance on single-use plastics by 2022.
The education secretary, Damian Hinds, has urged headteachers in England to consider using sustainable alternatives instead of non-recyclable plastic for items such as straws, bottles, bags and food packaging.
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