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Government launches carbon audit ahead of plastics ban

Island-wide recycling scheme being considered

Government is currently conducting a ‘carbon audit’, as it considers the viability of recycling across its departments.


It comes as the chief minister laid a anti-plastics report before the court at this month's sitting.


The proposal, which wants to ban selected items in two years time, will do so by deriving powers from the Climate Change Bill set for legislation in 2020.


Environment Minister Geoffrey Boot believes an Island-wide recycling scheme to include all local authorities, may form part of government’s plan:

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