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'Single-use' word of the year

'Single-use' word of the year
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Collin's dictionary names 'single-use' as word of the year, as the EU's single-use plastic ban faces the next hurdle in Brussels


Britains Collins dictionary has chosen 'single-use' as it's 2018 word of the year, it marks a risining awareness of the pollution problem in the world's oceans.

The EU is working on a ban on certain throwaway plastics - currently under discussion with member states a ban on items like straws could come into effect by 2021.

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