Number of plastic bags found on beaches halves following carrier bag tax

Michael Holder
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Marine Conservation Society reports dramatic drop in plastic bag litter found on UK beaches after introduction of 5p charge at supermarkets last year

The number of waste plastics bags found on UK beaches almost halved within the year since the 5p supermarket carrier bag levy was introduced in England in 2015, according to the Marine Conservation Society...

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