Plastic tax: Fears mount over lack of recycled material to meet demand

The government has been unable to allay fears that there will not be enough recycled plastic to fulfill demands when the new plastic tax is introduced next year.

by Conor McGlone and Gareth Simkins
It has been calculated that the UK needs to double its current operational reprocessing output to meet demand. Photograph: Getty Images
It has been calculated that the UK needs to double its current operational reprocessing output to meet demand. Photograph: Getty Images

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