Plastic Bags And Single-Use Cups Could Be Banned Under New Proposals

TDs will be discussing a potential ban in the Dáil today.

Plastic bags and single-use cups could be banned under proposals that'll be discussed in the Dáil this afternoon. 

The government wants to place an environmental levy on certain single-use items - or ban them entirely. 

It's part of legislation that would promote more recycling. 

Roscommon-Galway independent TD and former environment minister, Denis Naughten, says it is practical to ban some items:

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