To: The UK Government

Ban disposable plastic in the UK

Ban disposable plastic in the UK

As a nation and as human beings with a huge responsibility for the future of the Earth and for ensuring that the wildlife of our planet continues to survive we must stop this senseless production and use of disposable plastics for the sake of convenience and take a step back to the days of using, washing and reusing traditional tools, bags, boxes, bottles, plates and containers.

Why is this important?

France has recently committed to this cause and we should follow. We don't have time to wait, the planet and it's inhabitants l - including humans - are dying, drowning in plastic and we need to stop our own slow demise.

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Reasons for signing

  • Please add that - for concerns regarding plastic industries and economic impact of plastic ban - we must encourage plastic manufacturers to switch to alternative business - there can be a time-frame given for this but this ban must be implemented and not retracted at any cost regardless of oppositions that is often financially motivated
  • It's time for the UK to step up and make smarter decisions for the future of the environment.
  • We only have one planet, and we need to treat it properly. As humans, we need to be less selfish and take more responsibility for our space on this earth.

Updates

2018-09-28 21:23:40 +0100

1,000 signatures reached

2017-11-20 08:35:01 +0000

500 signatures reached

2017-04-13 08:28:16 +0100

100 signatures reached

2017-02-24 12:46:23 +0000

50 signatures reached

2016-12-22 23:08:03 +0000

25 signatures reached

2016-10-30 23:58:46 +0000

10 signatures reached