Morrisons to phase out hard-to-recycle black plastic

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Morrisons has pledged to ditch black plastic from own-brand goods
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Morrisons has pledged to ditch black plastic from own-brand goods

Eliminating black plastic from own-brand goods should result in 4,000 tones of plastic becoming easier to recycle, the firm said

Retail giant Morrisons is to eliminate all hard-to-recycle black plastic from its own-brand products, the firm announced yesterday, replacing it with recyclable plastic made from 85 per cent recyclable...

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