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Majority of Brits ‘happy to pay’ cup tax

Around three quarters (74%) of consumers support the introduction of a levy of deposit scheme for single use cups. Support is highest in England (75%), compared to Scotland (72%) and Wales (68%). Just 8% of the 2,137 adults polled by the Marine Conservation Society (MCS) were opposed to schemes that encouraged people to either use…
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M&S: the big sustainability push

With single-use packaging in politicians’ sights, the retailer’s circular economy lead talks to Footprint about plans to cut waste to zero. By David Burrows. It’s 14 months since Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall launched his offensive against the coffee shop chains and single-use coffee cups. Starbucks, Costa and Nero bore the brunt of the celebrity chef’s ire, but…
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