Ban sell-by dates on food to reduce waste, says former minister Bruton
Ireland generates 600kg of waste per person annually, 22 per cent more than the EU average
The government should phase out the incineration of plastic at Poolbeg, allow soft plastics to be put in recycling bins by next year, and ban sell-by date labelling on food, according to a new report published by Richard Bruton, the Fine Gael TD.
The proposals are among dozens made in a special report on the circular economy prepared by Bruton, who was commissioned to prepare the report by the Oireachtas committee on environment and climate...
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