On Norman Mailer, Michael Gove, and the meaning of 'avoidable' plastic waste

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EIC's Matthew Farrow welcomes the public and political focus on plastic waste, but fears it is yet to translate into a credible and sustainable plan of action

A visceral dislike of plastic long preceded Messrs Gove and Attenborough. The American novelist Norman Mailer - my favourite writer by the way - 40 years ago was railing "I sometimes think there is a...

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