GBA Needs Our Support ~
Plastic Waste Reduction
Petition: Motion 151
PLEASE CONSIDER SIGNING
As you may or may not know, the concern about plastics in our environment has grown exponentially in recent years. There is a growing “national strategy to reduce plastic products entering the oceans such as bags, bottles, and straws, to clean up shores and to educate the public about plastic pollution. This strategy would force corporations that have relied on cheap, disposable plastics to clean up their act and would be a huge step forward in protecting marine animals that are devastated at the hands of plastic pollution.
“Every year plastic kills one million seabirds and 100,000 marine animals such as sea turtles, whale, dolphins, and seals. These senseless deaths could be prevented by reducing single-use plastics and microplastics. These creatures can’t wait any longer for action. That’s why we need to support this progressive motion [M-151] now.”
In May this year, GBA joined others in calling for a Zero Plastic Waste Canada. Now there is a Motion currently being debated in the House, and a public petition in support, which already has almost 135,000 signatories.