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Bag tax warning

ENGLAND’S NEW bag tax could cause conflict and contamination, according to experts.   From today, October 5th, large retailers will have to charge customers 5p for single-use plastic bags. The policy, pushed through under the coalition government, should dramatically reduce the number of bags used.   Similar regulations in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland have…
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Universities unite to offer free urban sustainable food course

STAFF AT Harper Adams University are launching a free, online course focussing on the sustainability of urban food systems as part of the Universities West Midlands collaborative Food-Smart City project. [caption id="attachment_7891" align="alignleft" width="300"] Harper Adams winning a Footprint Award in 2012[/caption]                         The…
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