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Boosting recycling through the tax system

by mike tombs
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The government has announced that it has received record-breaking support from members of the public to counter the blight of plastic waste. Here’s what they said:   Individuals, businesses and campaign groups have expressed overwhelming support for action on tackling the impact of plastics on our environment. The backing comes as HM Treasury publishes the summary of responses to its recent call for evidence on how tax can be used to reduce plastic waste. The call attracted an unprecedented 162,000 responses, the highest in the Treasury’s history. The Chancellor, Philip Hammond, has reiterated the department’s commitment to act through the tax system [...]