Plastic Pact helps spur single-use plastic revolution

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A year after the UK's biggest supermarkets and food manufacturers signed the Plastic Pact, a new report reveals the progress that has been made

The list goes on and on: M&S replacing plastic cutlery and straws with wood and paper alternatives; Waitrose committing to stop selling plastic cutlery by the end of the year; Morrisons introducing a plastic-free...

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