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Email your MP about Brexit & the Environment

8 Jun 18

Polluting companies could be about to get away with ruining our precious countryside. [1] The important standards that protect our environment are at risk of bring dropped after Brexit. [2] But there’s a plan on the table to safeguard the standards – and our MPs...

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Email walkers

1 Jun 18

The bosses at Walkers crisps are trying to ignore you. Over 230,000 of us are calling on Walkers to make their crisp packets plastic-free but so far the company have stayed silent. [1] We can’t afford to wait. Thousands of Walkers crisps are sold every...

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Plastic Pollution: Handing in the petition

29 May 18

Almost a quarter of a million of us have signed a petition calling for the Chancellor, Philip Hammond, to “Introduce a tax (levy) on throwaway plastic”. This is one of the biggest ever environmental petitions to the Treasury! On Wednesday 16th May Chair of the...

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Make plastic drink straws obsolete in cinemas

3 May 18

In just a couple of months more than 210,000 38 Degrees-ers have signed a petition calling on Britain’s biggest cinema chains, Cineworld, Odeon and Vue, to stop using plastic straws. [1] Almost 30,000 of us also contacted the cinema giants by phone, email, and social...

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Crisps packaging

17 Apr 18

We eat more crisps than any other nation on earth. [1] But right now almost all the crisps sold in the UK are in non-recyclable plastic packaging which doesn’t rot. That means millions of crisp packets end up filling landfills, littering our parks and clogging...

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Opencast Coal Mine: Fundraiser

6 Apr 18

Any day now work could begin on the UK’s first opencast coal mine since 2014 – but we’ve got a chance to stop the diggers in their tracks. Mining company Banks Group have just 61 days to bring in heavy machinery and start tearing up...