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BBC News Review: 'Latte levy'

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Billions of coffee cups are thrown away every year in the UK alone. Now a group of British politicians want to raise money for recycling by adding an extra charge to disposable coffee cups.

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in a bid to
in an attempt to (achieve something)

combat
try to stop something bad happening

whizz-kids
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