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Proposed Landfill Levy will have no impact on plastic waste

Friday, 29 November 2019, 9:09 am | plastic2parliament

This week the Government announced a long awaited and welcome proposal to increase the landfill levy in order to encourage behaviour change away from dumping to more recovery, recycling and reuse. However, the increased levy will have no effect on ... More >>

640 letters but no reply from Scott Simpson... yet

Thursday, 21 November 2019, 9:37 am | plastic2parliament

More than 640 letters in parcels filled with nonrecyclable single-use plastics have been mailed to MPs in Parliament via freepost since the plastic2parliament initiative started in mid-October. Another 125 plastic-stuffed letters were directed to National ... More >>

More than 500 Plastic-filled parcels mailed to MPs

Tuesday, 12 November 2019, 10:18 am | plastic2parliament

More than 500 letters and parcels filled with nonrecyclable single-use plastics have now been mailed to MPs in Parliament via freepost. More >>

Simon Bridges asked to put aside politics on plastic waste

Wednesday, 6 November 2019, 2:59 pm | plastic2parliament

This week the plastic2parliament initiative mailed well over 130 plastic-stuffed letters to National Party leader Simon Bridges asking him to “do something crazy” and put aside party politics on plastic waste. More >>

Sage Gets a Sack Full: Changing the plastic conversation

Friday, 1 November 2019, 4:30 pm | plastic2parliament

As it enters its third active week the initiative, plastic2parliament , shows no sign of slowing down. Members have delivered more than 240 letters and parcels of non-recyclable plastics to MPs since mid October, with 110 going directly to the ... More >>