Petition to Ban Single Use Plastic Shopping Bags on Bowen Island

Petition to Ban Single Use Plastic Shopping Bags on Bowen Island

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Sasha Buchanan started this petition to World Wildlife Fund and

We’ve all seen the devastating images of pristine beaches covered with plastic waste, of turtles and other marine life killed by ingesting bags, bottle caps, and other plastic debris. Single-use plastic have invaded our lives and are trashing our blue planet.

Up to 12 million tonnes of plastic waste end up in the oceans each year. Only 9% of all plastic produced since the 1950s has been recycled, the rest is burned, goes to landfill or ends up in the environment. (https://www.greenpeace.org/canada/en/

A bi-law (similar to one recently attempted in Victoria) banning single use plastic shopping bags in just one way Bowen can help be a leader on the War on Plastic! 

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