Single Use Plastic – Scotland Expects by June 1, 2022, to enact a Ban on Plastic Cutlery, Plates, Straws, Beverage Stirrers, Balloon Sticks and Food and Beverage Containers made of Expanded Polystyrene

A November 11, 2021 Scotland government news release reports that “… Legislation has been laid that will see Scotland ban some of the most environmentally damaging single-use plastic items, with the ban coming into effect on 1 June 2022 … the ban is at risk from the UK Internal Market Act, which effectively exempts any items that are produced in or imported via another part of the UK …” – Details of the ban are here: Single-Use Plastics Regulations draft guidance document #SingleUsePlastic #PlasticWaste #Recycling @scotgov #Scotland