Tell Congress: Ban Plastic Kitchenware!

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769 signatures

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For every 1000 signatures, NationofChange will send a letter to Congress, urging them to draft a new law requiring disposable kitchenware to be biodegradable.

This month, France became the first country to ban plastic silverware, plates, and cups. Companies who produce these products will have until 2020 to make sure their products are biodegradable.

It is time for the United States to follow suit. 

Plastic has become a huge problem for the earth. It takes an incredible amount of time to break down, causing high levels of plastic pollution all over the world, including places not normally inhabited by humans

Over the last ten years we have produced more plastic than during the whole of the last century. 50 percent of plastic we use once and throw away. It is time for this to change.

Help us tell Congress to follow France’s lead and ban all plastic kitchenware.


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  • Kimberly Wiley
  • We will send a letter to Congress, urging them to draft a new law requiring disposable kitchenware to be biodegradable.
  • Francesca Wander
  • We will send a letter to Congress, urging them to draft a new law requiring disposable kitchenware to be biodegradable.
  • We will send a letter to Congress, urging them to draft a new law requiring disposable kitchenware to be biodegradable.
  • Plastic is part of dirty fuel industry and has to go.
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