In Great Britain, all our bottles are 100 per cent recyclable and 500ml bottles (excluding label and cap) are made from 100 per cent recycled plastic content (rPET).
New proposals will stifle the food and drink industry, which has played a vital role in supporting the country through the pandemic.
The policy risks more than 4,000 jobs but will only reduce calorie intake by five calories per person, per day.
Demonising one product surely cannot be the answer.
Small retailers will be hit hard.