Trade bodies argue over bag tax exemption

Two leading plastics and waste industry trade bodies are opposed to making biodegradable bags exempt from the forthcoming English carrier bag charge, but another plastic trade organisation disagrees

by Simon Inglethorpe
There are two types of biodegradeable plastic bag (photograph: Narcis Parfenti/123RF))
There are two types of biodegradeable plastic bag (photograph: Narcis Parfenti/123RF))

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