UK charities warn of Christmas plastic waste mountain

Madeleine Cuff
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The UK is set to chuck out 106 square km of wrapping paper this year
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The UK is set to chuck out 106 square km of wrapping paper this year

UK consumers set to landfill 103,000 tonnes of plastic packaging over the festive period

Christmas will bring a fresh mountain of plastic waste to the UK, charities are warning today, with more than 103,000 tonnes of plastic packaging set to be thrown out rather than recycled this year...

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