Pay to throw it away: ALL single-use items - not just plastic - could faces ...

Pay to throw it away: ALL single-use items - not just plastic - could faces ...
Pay to throw it away: ALL single-use items - not just plastic - could faces ...
Pay to throw it away: ALL single-use items - not just plastic - could faces charges under new Government powers to end 'throw-away' culture New powers to tackle waste could be put forward today by the government  Ministers could be allowed to charge consumers for any single-use products This could see the 10p carrier bag charge added to items like coffee stirrers 

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All single-use items - not just plastic - could face charges under a new Government initiative to end Britain’s 'throw-away' culture.

A plan to give ministers new powers to bill consumers for using products that cannot be reused or recycled are set to be announced by the Government today.

This could see the 10p carrier bag charge replicated across a raft of other products including coffee stirrers and cutlery.

A plan to give ministers new powers to bill consumers for using products that cannot be reused or recycled are set to be announced by the Government today. Pictured is an exhibit on waste at the Chelsea Flower Show

A plan to give ministers new powers to bill consumers for using products that cannot be reused or recycled are set to be announced by the Government today. Pictured is an exhibit on waste at the Chelsea Flower Show 

The campaign is being spearheaded by Baroness Jones of Whitchurch, Labour's Shadow Environment Minister, who passed an amendment to the government's Environment Bill.

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