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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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Plastic in tea bags

26 Mar 18

Some of Britain’s favourite tea bags – made by Yorkshire Tea, Tetley, Twinings and Typhoo – contain hidden plastic. Shockingly, every cuppa we drink is adding to the dangerous plastic waste polluting our environment because these tea bags are sealed with plastic that doesn’t rot.[1]...


Plastic Straws

26 Mar 18

Plastic straws are one of the biggest causes of plastic pollution in the UK, clogging up landfill and choking our oceans. [1] And big cinema chains, including Cineworld, Odeon and Vue, are some of the biggest culprits. – they’re responsible for tonnes of straws being...

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Plastic in tea bags

5 Feb 18

Had a cup of tea today? Well, you probably don’t know this… but for every cuppa we drink we’re adding to the dangerous plastic waste choking our oceans. All because companies now seal our tea bags with plastic that doesn’t rot. [1] Co-op have just...


Introduce a tax on throwaway plastic

9 Jan 18

Influential MPs are calling for a 25p charge on throwaway plastic coffee cups. [1] It could seriously tackle plastic pollution and help save the environment. It would drastically reduce the half a million coffee cups that are thrown away each day. [2] There’s just one...


Bring back bottle deposits to stop plastic pollution in our oceans.

30 Mar 17

Together we’re making waves. 216,000 people signed the Surfers against Sewage petition to bring back bottle deposits and stop plastic bottle pollution for good. But now it’s time to turn up the heat. Right now MPs are deciding what to do about reducing plastic pollution...