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MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - JANUARY 05: In this photo illustration a disposable coffee cup sits on a wall on January 05, 2018 in Manchester, England. Some members of the UK Parliament are calling for a 25p levy on all disposable coffee cups to drive consumers to the re-usable variety and to fund the costs of recycling. (Photo illustration by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Catherine Gee: Charges for single-use cups a move in sustainable circular direction

The vision of a circular economy represents a clear alternative to our present ways of making use of our planet’s resources. While in Scotland today there continues to be a large amount of waste inherent to some of our most common production and consumption habits, a fully circular economy is one in which there is no waste: the economy runs entirely on materials which are sustainable and reusable.

First Minister of Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon tours the V and A Dundee museum.

Philip Long

What do you value about Scotland’s art and ­culture? This is a complex question I’ve considered a lot recently, as V&A Dundee ­completed the independent review of its ­economic impacts.

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