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Plastic bag use plummets in England

July 30th, 2016

Episode 1098 of 1349 episodes

Plastic bag use has plummeted in England since the introduction of a 5p charge last year, the government says. Samantha Harding, from the Break the Bag Habit coalition, discusses the impact of the charge and what other changes might take place. (Image: Plastic bags. Credit: Getty Images)

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