Scottish public want raw materials to be used more wisely: Almost nine out of ten Scottish people want raw materials to be used more wisely.

A recent survey by campaign group Scottish Environment Link result, shows 78% of the Scottish public agree the government should introduce a raw material target to reduce the amount used.

Only allow materials that can be practicably and safely recycled to be sold in Scotland wherever possible, should be allowed by the government was agreed by three-quarters of people.

Supermarkets should be forced to report publicly on their waste, with 77% saying this should also apply to their supply chains said over eight out of 10 of those surveyed.

Circular Economy Lead for Scottish Environment LINK, Phoebe Cochrane said: “The Scottish Government must ensure we put the circular economy at the heart of our post-Covid-19 recovery measures rather than supporting practices that lock us into a linear, polluting and unsustainable economy.”

Scottish public want raw materials to be used more wisely

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