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Ban non-recyclable long-life food packaging before the next election.

Submitted on Friday 13th November 2020

Rejected on Friday 20th November 2020

Current status: Rejected

Rejection code: duplicate (see below for details)

Petition Action

Ban non-recyclable long-life food packaging before the next election.

Petition Details

Dried pasta should be packaged in paper or recyclable plastic. A few brands already do. Ditto for dry lentils, salt, any & all long-life foods.
Government can force change without spending a 'penne' of taxpayer's money. Simply ban non-recyclable packaging for long-life foods by the next election.

Additional Information

A UK-wide ban will force change & as most dry pasta is imported it will likely prompt change abroad as well. Four years is plenty of time for manufacturers to adapt.

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This petition was rejected

The Government e-Petitions Team gave the following reason:

There's already a petition about this issue. We cannot accept a new petition when we already have one about a very similar issue.

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