Is it true that disposable plastic plates, cups and cutlery will soon be banned in the UK?

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Is it true that disposable plastic plates, cups and cutlery will soon be banned in the UK?

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The straightforward answer is “yes”, although there is not yet any legislation on the statute book. England, Scotland and Wales are all planning to ban the plastic items which most frequently end up in the ocean (takeaway food containers and the cutlery which comes with them). The ban would apply to single use plastics (SUPs), not reusable items.

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