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Lib Dems vote to toughen packaging legislation

A Liberal Democrat (Lib Dem) motion to curb excessive packing criticised Government policy on package reduction and said that the Waste Strategy 2007 falls short of presenting effective proposals to tackle excess packaging. The motion, voted in at the partys annual conference this week, stated that the Government had failed to meet European Union targets to reduce packaging using Producer Responsibility Obligations. It also criticised the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs ...