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Call to tax disposable products - COMMENT UPDATE

Government should tax disposable and hard-to-recycle products in order to produce less waste according to a new report A Zero Waste UK published by the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) and Green Alliance. It recommends that a new tax targets products such as throw-away cameras, disposable razors and non-rechargeable batteries, backing the suggestion with the examples of Sweden, Denmark and Belgium who all reduced consumption of disposable products ...