Ban on single-use plastics starts in Mexico City

The city’s government passed the ban on disposable plastic items in 2019 but it has just come into force

Scottish Government consults on banning single-use plastic items

They include plastic plates, straws, cutlery, polystyrene food and drink containers and plastic balloon sticks

Wales seeks views on plans to reduce single-use plastics

The consultation is open until 22nd October 2020

Germany to ban single-use plastics from July 2021

The sale of disposable products such as plastic plates, straws, stirring sticks, cotton buds and plastic balloon sticks will soon be prohibited

Calls for single-use plastics directive postponement due to Covid-19 crisis

Single-use plastics are vital for safety and hygiene in current pandemic

Love Essex campaign urges people to sign up to plastics reduction pledge

The ‘Love Essex Not Plastic’ campaign aims to highlight the issue of single-use plastics and urge households to switch to reusable options and recycle more

Premier Inn owner to check out ‘unnecessary’ single-use plastics by 2025

Whitbread is carrying out a review of plastic and packaging across its supply chain and intends to work closely with its suppliers to find alternatives to single-use items

Coca-Cola scraps plastic packaging for multipacks

The move is expected to remove 4,000 tonnes of single-use plastics per year

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