Unprecedented public support for plastics tax after treasury consultation in the UK

20 August 2018 – In the UK, calls for using the tax system to reduce plastic waste has received overwhelming public support from individuals, businesses and campaign groups alike. A consultation run earlier this year attracted an unprecedented 162,000 responses. Measures that received particular support include using taxes to encourage recycled plastic, discourage the use of difficult-to-recycle plastics, reduce demand for single-use plastics, and encourage further recycling. Read the full article on the Resource Magazine website.