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To: GlaxoSmithKline

Provide Recycling for Medication Blister Packaging

Provide Recycling for Medication Blister Packaging

Provide recycling for medication blister packs

Why is this important?

Hundreds of thousands of medication blister packs currently go to landfill - they are mixed materials (plastic and foil) and therefore not recyclable with household recycling. Walkers did it with crisp packets, now it's the turn of the pharmaceutical giants to take responsibility.

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Reasons for signing

  • A great start, but I would also like to see a return to REUSABLE bottles for pills!
  • It struck me several weeks ago that blister packs were yet another form of plastic pollution. Could we not go back to the days when tablets were given in glass bottles that were returned to the pharmacy?
  • Unfortunately, I have to take several different medications and have long been concerned about blister packs being un-recyclable

Updates

2020-01-21 15:17:09 +0000

10,000 signatures reached

2020-01-21 11:18:37 +0000

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2019-11-29 11:46:28 +0000

1,000 signatures reached

2019-07-03 23:55:44 +0100

500 signatures reached

2019-06-19 21:59:42 +0100

100 signatures reached

2019-06-19 19:54:49 +0100

50 signatures reached

2019-06-19 18:39:52 +0100

25 signatures reached

2019-06-19 17:22:44 +0100

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