Is the tide turning for ocean plastics?

James Murray
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Is the tide turning for ocean plastics?

The new call for evidence on tackling plastic packaging is both welcome and a stark warning for businesses about the pace at which green issues can climb the political agenda

The first thing to say about the government's imminent proposals for a new levy on plastic packaging is it is much too early to celebrate. All Philip Hammond will announce in Wednesday's budget is a...

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