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Display environmental impact on all packaging and bags containing plastic

Submitted by John Sanchez on Wednesday 7th October 2020

Published on Wednesday 14th October 2020

Current status: Open

Open until: Wednesday 14th April 2021

Current Signatures: 140
(count is updated approximately hourly)

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Display environmental impact on all packaging and bags containing plastic

Petition Details

The global plastic problem is only increasing and recycling is not going to solve it on its own.

Additional Information

All packaging containing plastics including bags should display the message “This product contributes to the destruction of our oceans and this impacts human health”, so people see the environmental impact this packaging creates.

We need to transition to biodegradable plastics such as hemp. Those who live oblivious to the situation deserve education as well as future generations being given a cleaner planet to live on. I want the government to do this to encourage people to demand sustainable solutions to the plastic problem to be able to hand future generations a better planet, that not only benefits humans but the environment and all other species.


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