In a world where laws and legal systems changes at such a rate, it can be difficult to keep up to date with everything.
Here, we provide a summary of legislation that has recently changed, or changes that are due imminently so you can relax and enjoy the greener planet that you are creating.
The Department for Food, the Environment and Rural Affairs (Defra) has enforced a ban on supplying plastic straws and stirrers and plastic-stemmed cotton buds in England as of Thursday 1 October 2020 in a bid to reduce harmful single-use plastics.
A single-use plastic:
It is legal to supply and sell: