The British Parliament's Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Efra) Committee has recommended "a ban on all exports of UK plastic waste by the end of 2027". Restricting plastic waste exports would be a means of reducing the country's contribution to plastic pollution and should be supplemented by other measures including reducing the use of plastic and increasing recycling rates for plastic waste. The committee called on the government to prepare a roadmap detailing how to achieve an export ban by March 2023. The roadmap should set out milestones towards this target, such as preliminary bans on unsorted or unprocessed waste plastics, as well as a plan for increasing UK domestic reprocessing capacity....
British MPs call for ban on all plastic waste exports before 2028
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