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Retailers and producers must pay for unnecessary packaging, say councils

The Local Government Association said the cost of throwing away unnecessary packaging should be put on retailers and manufacturers to help save shoppers money.In response to the Packaging Strategy launched last week by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, the LGA said that it cost councils up to £100 million to get rid of packaging and producers should be picking up more of this cost. In the Packaging ...