Contact your local MP to #BanTheBag

Contact your local MP to #BanTheBag

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Following the Meeting of Environment Ministers on 28th July 2017, we failed to see a national-scale announcement of a ban on lightweight bags, as NSW blocked any advance.

But we are still moving forwards with recent announcements acheiving victories for our oceans! 

In July 2017, the major supermarkets committed to a phase out of single-use plastic bags mid-2018. 

The following months saw even more exciting announcements from Premiers Mark McGowan & Daniel Andrews who have since announced that both WA and Victoria will follow the rest of Australia and ban single-use plastic bags! 


But, unfortunately the fight isn't over. With ...

Following the Meeting of Environment Ministers on 28th July 2017, we failed to see a national-scale announcement of a ban on lightweight bags, as NSW blocked any advance.

But we are still moving forwards with recent announcements acheiving victories for our oceans! 

In July 2017, the major supermarkets committed to a phase out of single-use plastic bags mid-2018. 

The following months saw even more exciting announcements from Premiers Mark McGowan & Daniel Andrews who have since announced that both WA and Victoria will follow the rest of Australia and ban single-use plastic bags! 


But, unfortunately the fight isn't over. With only one state left to take action, we need to continue the fight for our oceans! We are asking you to send an email to your local MP asking them to increase the pressure on the NSW Premier, Gladys Berejiklian

All you have to do is type in your postcode and your details and the form will automatically update the template - or feel free to add your own personal touch to your letter. 

Help introduce solutions to plastic pollution by sending an email to your local MP.

There really is no excuse for inaction. It's well and truly time for NSW to follow in the footsteps of the rest of Australia and #BanTheBag once and for all!

 

 

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