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Dutch are first Europeans to charge packaging tax...

A tax based on the calculation of carbon dioxide emissions per kilo of packaging material is now being charged in the Netherlands.
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Aluminum and plastic packaging are being hit hard—57 eurocents for aluminum and 35 eurocents for plastic. The tax, which is being used to invest in a waste fund and recycling efforts, is less harsh for glass and wood packaging—4.6 and 2.3 cents respectively.

Source: Packagingnews.co.uk

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