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Glasgow to phase-out single-use plastics within two years

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Glasgow City Council has approved new measured to reduce plastic use across the local area, headlined by a commitment to phase-out single-use items by 2022.

Following consultations last year, the Strategy was approved late last week 

Approved late last week, the Council’s Plastics Reduction Strategy contains 22 action points designed to remove all “unnecessary” plastics from the city within a decade. This longer-term aim is bolstered by a shorter-term commitment to remove single-use items, wherever possible, from areas including council offices, schools and transport hubs, within two years.

In order to drive progress towards the shorter-term aim, the Council says it is working with businesses and public sector organisations to deliver phase-outs in line with the Government’s ban on plastic straws, drinks

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