War on plastic may do more harm than good, warns think tank

War on plastic may do more harm than good, warns think tank
 

A green think tank has warned of the risk of unintended consequences from the wave of concern about plastics.
The Green Alliance, a parliamentary group, said plastics played a valuable role and couldn't be simply abolished.
It wants to transform the notion of a "War on Plastics" into a "War on Plastic Litter".
The group - like many environmentalists - gave a grudging welcome to Chancellor Philip Hammond's call for evidence on taxes on single use plastics.
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14 March 2018 in Business, Views: 69
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