The plan will also continue the five pence (about eight USA cents) charge for plastic bags in shops, increase government funding for research in plastic innovation, and push efforts to support decreased pollution and plastic use in developing countries.
May's speech, unveiling a much-heralded 25-year plan for the environment in England drawn up by Michael Gove's environment department with input from pressure groups, focused heavily on plastic waste, which she called "one of the great environmental scourges of our time". "I think people will be shocked at how today we allow so much plastic to be produced needlessly", PM May said of the pledge.
"We look back in horror at some of the damage done to our environment in the past and wonder how anyone could have thought that, for example, dumping toxic chemicals, untreated, into rivers was ever the right thing to do", she is expected to say.
Philadelphia Eagles beat Atlanta, advance to NFC Championship Game
A cagey first quarter featured just one score, Matt Bryant's 33-yard field goal following an 11-play drive by the Falcons . Elliott missed the extra point when his kick cannoned back off the upright to groans from the home crowd.
Reacting to May's proposal today a WWF spokesperson agreed with the idea behind banning single-use plastic bags, saying: "We want to see a ban on single-use plastic by 2025, and more urgent action on dirty air, climate change and protecting our precious natural heritage".
She will pledge the United Kingdom will show global leadership on the issue, taking action at every stage of the production and consumption of plastic. "In the United Kingdom alone, the amount of single-use plastic wasted every year would fill 1,000 Royal Albert Halls".
It is estimated that there will be more plastic than fish in the world's oceans by 2050.
Nadal, Federer get top seeds at Australian Open
The Serbian could win the match if his arm injury, which has kept him off the court since Wimbledon, doesn't give him problems. Entered into his first tournament draw since last year's Wimbledon, Djokovic starts in unfamiliar territory as the No.14 seed.
Every day, two million throwaway coffee cups are sent to landfill in Ireland.
Microbeads are tiny plastic balls found in some soaps, shower gels and facial scrubs. Before the levy, the Government had estimated that 1.2 billion plastic bags were being given out free every year. "We must reduce the demand for plastic, reduce the number of plastics in circulation and improve our recycling rates".
Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. Increases Stake in Tractor Supply (NASDAQ:TSCO)
The active investment managers in our partner's database now hold: 109.48 million shares, up from 109.17 million shares in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 57 investors sold TSCO shares while 152 reduced holdings. 116 funds opened positions while 640 raised stakes.