The extension of the highly successful charge is projected to reduce sales further by 70-80% in smal and medium sized retailers.
Today we look at coverage of our announcements on the new 10p single-use carrier bag charge and consultation launch on consistent recycling collections in England.
The number of fixed penalty notices issued for fly-tipping have increased by 32% since 2016, with prosecutions more than doubling over the same period.
The Government's commitment to ban plastic waste exports to non-OECD countries goes further than the EU’s ban on Y48 plastics, and work is underway to make this happen.
In today’s blog we look at coverage of the government’s call for evidence which seeks views on expanding the use of monitoring technology on fishing boats in England.
Broad positive coverage in the press today of our latest data on single-use plastic bags, which shows a 59% drop in sales in the last year alone in main supermarkets.