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Decreasing Plastic Waste – Are Plastic Bags On Their Way Out?

The Scottish Environment Secretary, Richard Lochhead, has announced that consumers will be charged five pence (8 cents or 2 euro cents) for carrier bags in an effort towards decreasing plastic waste, starting in October 2013. The proceeds of the levy will be used for “good causes” such as environmental projects, with USD7.6/GBP5/EUR5.84 million expected to […]

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