Sunday, April 13, 2008

CPRE Stop the Drop

CPRE are having a blitz on litter, with litter picks.

Once more the point must be made that while individual and community measures to remedy litter are indeed praiseworthy, the definitive solution has to be government action to put a tax on original producers of litter, i.e. manufacturers of plastic bags, packaging, newspapers &c in proportion to their contribution to the final mess, and hypothecate this tax to local authority activity in cleaning up the litter.

More here.

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