Plastic-free parliament

The surfers calling on MPs to make parliament plastic-free.

Politicians are under pressure to curb their plastic consumption. A new website has launched, enabling the public to contact their local MP and discourage them from purchasing single-use plastics.

MPs are being urged to get their own house in order, when it comes to plastic pollution. Research by those at environmental charity Surfers Against Sewage (SAS) showed that more than 2 million pieces of single-use plastic items were bought by the House of Commons and the House of Lords in 2017. Now the charity has launched plasticfreeparliament.co.uk from where people can send their MP a message urging them to act.

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