UK Government Plans For Circular Economy

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UK Government Plans For Circular Economy

In a recent press release from the UK government, plans were revealed which outline an overhaul of the waste system to cut plastic pollution and move towards a more circular economy.

This welcome move plans to;

  • Have plastic packaging producers pay the full cost of dealing with their waste.
  • From April 2022, launch a tax on plastic packaging which doesn't meet a minimum requirement of at least 30% recycled content - subject to consultation.
  • Majorly overhaul Britains waste system.

The UK government is stirring to tackle unnecessary plastic pollution. If your business is ready to ditch single-use plastic and make the switch to eco-friendly, compostable packaging - get in touch, we offer free samples across our range.

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