The drive to stop plastic pollution growing in new forests

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“Hundreds of thousands of plastic tube tree guards are used every year to protect saplings from being eaten by deer, rabbits and voles.

Most are made from single-use plastics and are often left to disintegrate in the open when a tree grows.

Forestry and Land Scotland said it would now use recyclable tubes or those containing half as much plastic.”

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