INDUSTRY CONDEMNS CARRIER BAG TAX ANNOUNCEMENT AS A POLITICAL DIVERSION UNSUPPORTABLE IN SCIENCE
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SCOTTISH BAG TAX IMPACT ASSESSMENT FLAWED
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TRADE BODIES JOIN TOGETHER TO LAUNCH UNITED FRONT TO PROMOTE SCIENCE OVER SPIN ON CARRIER BAGS
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INDUSTRY HITS BACK AT ‘BREAK THE BAG HABIT CAMPAIGN’ — A “cynical attempt to fill a hole in funding” says PAFA and CBC
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CBC SLAMS PM’S THREAT TO RETAILERSGovernment’s own experts prove plastic is the best choice
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UK bag industry calls on Welsh Environment Minister to abandon bag tax following Environment Agency report
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UK Plastic Bag industry says Italy’s Plastic Bag ban contravenes EU LA
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Total UK Carrier Bag Consumption Continues to Fall as Consumers Respond Positively to Voluntary Code
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Oxo-degradable plastic bags are worse for the environment - official DEFRA report out now
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Latest reports show re-usable bags are a health hazard
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latest evidence from Norway slams plastic bag tax myths
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The Times Explodes The Myths
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Plastic bag tax 'would increase waste' says WRAP
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Cotton Bags? Get real about the environment!
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Guardian puts it in perspective
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Top US green group says bag taxes don't work
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Environment Minister, Ben Bradshaw's view
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Australian experts U-Turn on Plastic Bags
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Taiwan rescinds plastic bag ban
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Industry pays tributes to Neil Young

PAFA attacks latest calls for carrier bag tax

Plastic bag bans are bad for your health

Latest figures reinforce the positive actions to reduce overall carrier bag impacts across the UK

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Northern Ireland Consultation on Plastic Bag Charge

Eu consultation on plastic bags ignores the science and disregards proven environmental credentials says pafa

CBC responds to EU comments on plastic bags

Latest Environment Agency report shows true environmental credentials of plastic bags

New leaflet reveals hidden flaws in Welsh Tax moves

CBC responds to MCS Beachwatch Survey 2010

Boris Johnson's plastic bag attacks would create more waste and environmental damage in London

Paul Marmot takes over as Chairman

CBC slams Welsh Minister for forcing bag tax on people of Wales

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The Carrier Bag Consortium is a group of major UK carrier bag suppliers who have uniquely joined together to fight the possibility of a carrier bag tax being imposed in the UK.

Such a tax would wreck jobs and businesses and do no good for the environment.