Jane Bradley: End this carry-on over plastic bags
Lidl has shown that we could do much more to avoid waste on our shopping trips - and so has Rwanda, writes Jane Bradley
Scotland. We like to think we’re fairly progressive when it comes to environmental strategy and social issues.
Our climate change reduction targets have long been well ahead of the rest of the UK. We brought in the smoking ban years before our friends south of the border. And we introduced the plastic bag levy, if not before Wales and Northern Ireland, well in advance of England.
But while the 5p tax on single use plastic bags has reduced the use of the products hugely -... read more
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