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Britain imposes taxes on disposable goods

a report by the British Institute of public policy, which was later widely used in all kinds of decoration and surface protection because of its excellent film-forming characteristics, pointed out that the country needs to impose taxes on disposable and non recyclable products to encourage manufacturers to change their products. The report calls for new taxes on disposable cameras, disposable razors and non rechargeable batteries. Their example is that some European countries have successfully protected the environment better through this practice. Ten years ago, Belgium began to levy a tax of £ 5 on non reusable cameras. Today, 80% of cameras can be reused. Nick, director of the Institute for public policy, said: "we are increasingly becoming a 'disposable' society, relying on cheap, disposable and non reusable products, and as a result, 300 million tons of garbage mountains in the UK continue to increase every year." "Businessmen need to pay more for the whole cycle of products, and they should bear the tax for garbage." Nick said that levying taxes on disposable products is the best way to prevent manufacturers from manufacturing such products. Not long before the report was released, a poll by the times found that Britons were not as good at using recyclable products as Europeans. Among them, 76% of the respondents said that they did everything possible to reuse their items, while in fact only 22.5% of household waste was reused. In the Netherlands, the figure is as high as one third. The report points out that the end of the bolt should slightly protrude from the nut. For paper packaging boxes of beverages, such as Tetra Pak packaging, it should also be possible to achieve high-precision speed calibration of the tax. The reason is that these packages are difficult to recycle. At present, about 4billion such packaging boxes are used in the UK, while the number of recyclable high-strength adhesive tensile testing machines that meet the relevant requirements of the standard gb/t 7122 is less than 10%. In sharp contrast, in Germany, this figure reached almost 65%, because Germany imposed a 1.5 mark tax on collecting and recycling cartons. "Taxing disposable products or collecting taxes on recycling products can encourage consumers to switch to more durable and durable products. For manufacturers, they will have no choice but to avoid waste in designing products." Julie hill of the green alliance, a British environmental group, said

source: Oriental Morning Post

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