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UN seeks a ban on single-use carrier bags as it reveals less than 10% of the plastic ever made has been recycled

A UN report found that the world has produced nine billion tons of plastic and most of this plastic ends up in landfill, waste dumps or in the environment.  5 trillion bags are used a year, which would cover an area twice the size of France.  The UN is pushing for a ban on plastic bags, food packaging and plastic bottles.  Read more...

 

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