Plastic waste: UK should not pass buck to world's poorest, say MPs

Environment The Guardian

UK must deal with plastic waste on its own soil, says group calling for export ban A cross-party group of MPs is calling for a ban on the export of plastic waste over concerns the UK is passing the buck to the world’s poorest people to clean up its rubbish. MPs have tabled an early day motion to highlight growing concerns first raised by the National Audit Office that millions of tonnes of plastic waste sent abroad for recycling may be being dumped in landfill. Continue reading... …

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