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We keep hearing about a possible UN treaty on plastics pollution, but is it all talk or are we making actual progress with it? What are its aims and obstacles?
A lot of work has taken place behind the scenes since the UN established an ‘expert group’ in 2017 to explore global actions to support the long-term elimination of marine litter...
The UK’s Packaging Recovery Note (PRN) system has long been criticised for its lack of transparency and the opportunities for fraudulent issuing of PRNs and Packaging Export Recovery Notes (PERNs). Do you think it’s fit-for-purpose and how are the problems being tackled?
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You’re absolutely right in that the PRN/PERN system has had its controversies in recent years, but conceptually, it...