Single-use plastic: Plates, cups and cutlery ban edges closeron November 20, 2021 at 1:44 am

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It is “time we left our throwaway culture behind once and for all”, the environment secretary says.

Marcus Gover, chief executive of sustainable resource use charity, Wrap, welcomed the consultation, adding that regulations were needed to “ensure that all businesses take steps to eliminate problematic and unnecessary plastic”.

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