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Plastic bag tax plans illustrate complexity of recycling debate

In less than a fortnight, Londoners will decide whether they wish for a plastic bag levy or a complete ban in the capital. London councils have held a public consultation to decide on a range of options including whether nothing should be done at all or a plastic bag levy should be introduced. If successful London councils could propose a 10p levy on each plastic bag distributed in shops in the capital. If successful the proposal will go into the 10th London Local Authorities Bill, due ...