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Michael Gove Sips From Disposable Cup Despite Declaring War On Single-Use Plastics

Michael Gove abandoned his reuseable coffee cup on Wednesday morning despite having launched an assault on single-use plastics.Appearing before the Commons Environment Committee, the environment secretary sipped his drink from a disposable cup.Paper coffee cups have a plastic lining to stop the drink from seeping out. Challenged over why he was not sticking to his green pledge, Gove told MPs: “I am afraid it’s the House of Commons canteen that provided this.”Gove made a point of marching up Downing Street before a cabinet meeting in January clutching a reuusable mug.His cabinet...

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Published By: huffingtonpost - Wednesday, 13 June