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Petition: Ban the Use of Plastic Straws, Utensils and Bags in the USA


Green Lifestyle  (tags: plastic straws, plastic bags, plastic pollution, alternative materials, ecosystems, environmental protection, recycling, sustainability, responsible behaviour, society, greenproducts, protection )


- 630 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Americans use 500 million drinking straws every day. To understand just how many straws 500 million really is, this would fill over 125 school buses with straws every day. That's 46,400 school buses every year! Its enough to fill Yankee Stadium nine...



   

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Animae C (509)
Monday September 25, 2017, 4:59 am
I look forward to the day when they'll be banned EVERYWHERE!

Signed
381 supporters

TY Kalliope
 

Ben O (130)
Monday September 25, 2017, 5:45 am
Signed. Animae said it...
 

Lisa M (15)
Monday September 25, 2017, 7:48 am
Signed.
 

Lone F (58)
Monday September 25, 2017, 8:07 am
402 supporters
Noted and signed - thanks dear Kalliope
 

Donna T (0)
Monday September 25, 2017, 8:12 am
thank you
 

Mireille Picron (46)
Monday September 25, 2017, 10:26 am
Done. Thanks.
 

Peggy B (43)
Monday September 25, 2017, 11:43 am
Signed previously
 

Barb SiteIssues V (202)
Monday September 25, 2017, 11:55 am
BARB SITEISSUES,
YOU TOOK ACTION ON SEPTEMBER 23, 2017
 

Melania P (123)
Monday September 25, 2017, 12:32 pm
Signed and shared
 

Past Member (0)
Monday September 25, 2017, 12:47 pm
signed and noted
 

Ed Site Issues V (198)
Monday September 25, 2017, 12:58 pm
S&N, Thanks
 

Harry Knapp (0)
Monday September 25, 2017, 7:08 pm
lets eat with our hands and fingers and use re-useable bags for all our shopping.
 

Mary T (356)
Monday September 25, 2017, 7:42 pm
Thank you Kalliope - signed, noted and shared
 

Veronica B (33)
Monday September 25, 2017, 9:16 pm
Signed.Thanks Kalliope.
 

Veronica B (33)
Monday September 25, 2017, 9:18 pm
Signed.Thanks Kalliope.
 

Raleigh k (358)
Tuesday September 26, 2017, 12:56 am
noted signed with comment shared ty
 

Sonia Minwer Barakat Reque (59)
Tuesday September 26, 2017, 1:54 am
S&N;thanks for sharing
 

S J (124)
Tuesday September 26, 2017, 2:12 am
And all kinds of plastic, meows Kalliope Meoww
 

Marco Baracca (41)
Tuesday September 26, 2017, 7:29 am
#552
 

TOM TREE (247)
Tuesday September 26, 2017, 9:08 am
Surely Hope So !!
Truly wish it to be so !
 

Bonnie Lynn M (1)
Tuesday September 26, 2017, 3:00 pm
Petition signed. Thank you
 

Allen O (195)
Tuesday September 26, 2017, 6:17 pm
Thanks Kalliope - Signed and noted
 

Kerstin Strobl (123)
Wednesday September 27, 2017, 4:25 am
signed
 

Victoria P (110)
Wednesday September 27, 2017, 6:13 am
Signed with thanks ~♥~
 

Spy Kat (224)
Wednesday September 27, 2017, 2:52 pm
thanks-----noted and signed------always want to help flipper and friends-----gonna keep using my reusable bags and utensils
 

Lisa Neste (202)
Wednesday September 27, 2017, 3:00 pm
Previously signed. Straws suck!
 

Barbara D (0)
Wednesday September 27, 2017, 3:14 pm
My coastal town banned plastic bags for 8 months and it made a HUGE difference--nearly NO bags stuck in trees or sea oats or half buried in sand or washing up from the beach. Local businesses actually encouraged the ban, but corporate offices a thousand miles away sued to have the ban lifted. Back to plastic bags ruining beauty and threatening lives of sea life, birds, and people who eat from the sea.
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday September 28, 2017, 12:19 am
signed
 

Janet Bradley (1)
Thursday September 28, 2017, 9:46 am
yes, straws definitely kill wildlife, as well as being pollution! Stop the use!
 

pam w (139)
Thursday September 28, 2017, 10:17 am
Done...thanks.
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday September 28, 2017, 10:56 am
Done. Thanks.
 

Sheila D (28)
Thursday September 28, 2017, 5:55 pm
Noted and signed. Thank you, Kalliope.
 

Janis K (129)
Saturday September 30, 2017, 11:26 am
Signed
 

Kelsey S (0)
Saturday September 30, 2017, 2:38 pm
Noted and signed
 

Margarita R (24)
Saturday September 30, 2017, 5:08 pm
signed
 

Donna G (42)
Saturday September 30, 2017, 7:46 pm
Here is a bigger challenge: Teach people how to properly use, re-use, recycle all plastics, including bags and straws. I reuse mine as often as I can. They are plastic after all and can be reused.

Starting in January, our city's retailers are going to start charging shoppers 5 cents for each plastic bag that has to be used. I have my own reusable bags; but, sometimes I need plastic bags for pet waste disposal. Those plastic bags you can buy that are like 50 bags for I don't know how much just are not big enough to accommodate my dog's waste. Plastic grocery bags work best.
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday October 3, 2017, 1:43 pm
Signed.
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday October 12, 2017, 11:00 am
done
 

ERIKA S (58)
Saturday October 14, 2017, 4:39 am
signed & noted
 

Angela K (374)
Tuesday November 7, 2017, 6:51 am
ANGELA,
YOU TOOK ACTION ON SEPTEMBER 25, 2017
 
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