Plastic straws, stirrers and cotton buds to be banned from next year

PLASTIC straws, stirrers and cotton buds are to be banned in England from next year to tackle pollution and protect the environment.

Environment Secretary Michael Gove has confirmed a ban on the supply of the items from April 2020 after a consultation revealed 'overwhelming' public support for the move.

Exemptions will allow those who need to use plastic straws for medical reasons or a disability to buy them from registered pharmacies or request them in restaurants,...
source: This is Lancashire

2019-05-22 15:20
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