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Ban polystyrene plates, cups and bowls.

Submitted on Friday 4th June 2021

Rejected on Thursday 10th June 2021

Current status: Rejected

Rejection code: duplicate (see below for details)

Petition Action

Ban polystyrene plates, cups and bowls.

Petition Details

Please introduce a ban on polystyrene and other disposable plastic plates, cups and bowls - equivalent to the ban on plastic straws. Thank you!

Additional Information

We are one of the world's worst countries for producing single use plastic waste, this would be a step in the right direction. There are plenty of inexpensive alternatives to plastic picnic plates cups and bowls.


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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.

You are more likely to get action on this issue if you sign and share a single petition.

You may wish to sign this petition calling for a similar action: petition.parliament.uk/petitions/586547

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