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    The future of single-use plastic bags: is the end in sight?

    Yeow, Pamela (2019) The future of single-use plastic bags: is the end in sight? Journal of Litter and Environmental Quality 3 (1), pp. 51-55.

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    Abstract

    Consumers in England reduced their consumption of single-use plastic bags by 86% after the UK government introduced a 5p charge in 2015. This is in line with similar findings from the other countries of the UK, namely Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland, which introduced charges in 2011, 2013 and 2014 respectively. This article looks at how successful this has been and which measures worked, as well as the success of “nudging” in other social movements, and suggests the use of nudging as a method to encourage long-term behavioural change towards the consumption of single-use plastic bags.

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    Item Type: Article
    School: School of Business, Economics & Informatics > Management
    Depositing User: Pam Yeow
    Date Deposited: 15 Jan 2021 06:22
    Last Modified: 03 Jul 2021 03:36
    URI: https://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/41610

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