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China beats UK over bag ban policy

The Government must act now to ban plastic bags nationwide or risk being outflanked by China, said a London Assembly official.More than 3 billion plastic bags a day are used in China and the Chinese Government wants to ban the use of them in order to fight its growing pollution problem.Speaking to MRW London Assembly chair of the environment committee Darren Johnson has recently called on the UK Government to introduce a levy on plastic bags.He said: The ...

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