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Ban Single use plastic bags in India

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We all know that the planet is in a really bad condition and that's because of us, humans. Climate change is a real problem these days, and has been for the last years, but we cannot get climate change without social change.

We have to change our habits and to do so, I invite you to tell our Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, to ban plastic bags all over India. These bags are a big part of the pollution problem and it would be a great start to ban others trashes.

Last year, the United Kingdom government imposed a 5p (9c) levy on plastic bags, and all money collected was given to charities. The move has led to an 85 per cent reduction in plastic bag use and raised £29m ($52.3m) for charity in six months. 30 countries and 170 states have imposed a single-use plastic bag levy or an outright ban, so why can't we?

Not just in India, but in the Oceans, plastic waste circulates to a massive complex of plastic waste, estimated to be twice the size of the United States. Plastic bags and other single use plastics like straws etc are used on average for less than 12 minutes- is the convenience really worth the life of a marine creature?

We owe a cleaner world for future generations to come.

Lets be the change.

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