This document provides a summary of the Government’s proposals to reduce the impact of plastic on our environment.
The first proposal is to phase out the following types of hard to recycle plastic:
• some polyvinyl chloride (PVC) and polystyrene packaging
• all oxo-degradable plastic products.
The second proposal is to phase-out seven types of single-use plastic items.
For more information about the proposals please see the full consultation document here.
Submissions closed at 5.00 pm on 4 December 2020.