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Wednesday, January 24, 2007

London Council Threatening to Ban Free Newspapers Unless They Assist in Cleanup

The London agency responsible for keeping the city clean is threatening the publishers that make newspapers available free that their products may be banned if they don't assist with the cost of disposal. Invoking the environmental principle of "polluter pays", Westminster City Council says it may require the companies that provide the immensely popular London Paper and London Lite do something about the deluge of newsprint left after readers are finished with the issue of the day.

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