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Empty Cartons (Shop-Window Displays)

Volume 380: debated on Wednesday 3 June 1942

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asked the Minister of Supply whether, in view of the large quantities of dummy paper boxes, cartons, etc., still being displayed, he intends to order these to be surrendered for papermaking purposes?

Directions have been issued to local authorities to collect waste paper (which includes empty cartons) from unoccupied premises. As a result of consultation with representatives of the tobacco industry regarding the disposal of empty cartons in the windows of occupied shops, the matter is being discussed with representatives of the retail trade.