HOORAY! THE COTTON BUD REVOLUTION HAS ARRIVED…

HOORAY! THE COTTON BUD REVOLUTION HAS ARRIVED…

The government has finally passed a ban on single-use plastic straws, cotton buds and stirrers, which came into place on Thursday 1 October. It was supposed to happen earlier, but there were Covid-19 related delays. 

Prior to that over 1.8 billion plastic-stemmed cotton buds were sold every year in England, and that’s a lot of plastic to go to landfill for no good reason. 

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