Plastic use in Horticulture

The latest news and updates on issues surrounding the effort to minimise waste of and use of plastic products in the horticulture industry.


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Plastic count begins with 140,000 signed up including 94 MPs

The Big Plastic Count, the UK’s biggest ever investigation into household plastic waste, has begun.

Jo Churchill

New EFRA committee chair to question Defra's Jo Churchill on plastic waste

Defra minister Jo Churchill will be questioned by the EFRA Committee as they pursue their inquiry into plastic waste at 2.30pm on 10 May 2022.


Plastic waste survey to shed light on 'broken waste system' as council plant pot recycling questions remain

The launch of The Big Plastic Count comes as new polling from YouGov, commissioned by Greenpeace UK, shows how more than four in five people (81%) want the UK Government to introduce targets to reduce plastic waste.