Stop Plastic Pollution: Demand your supermarket cuts back on useless plastic

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When making your regular trip to the supermarket, are you – just like us – annoyed at how much unnecessary plastic goes into your basket? Innumerable single-use plastic bags are used to collect loose fruit and vegetables; even foods with its own natural packaging sometimes comes with an added plastic coating!

All of this is useless plastic - which when thrown away builds up in our oceans and threatens our marine life. Every year, we produce more than 300 million tonnes of plastic, 8 million tonnes of which end up in our oceans. By 2050, it is predicted that there will be more plastic than fish in the sea. And plastic is made of fossil fuels. It contributes significantly to climate change and to harming our planet as well as our wildlife.

Let’s stop this useless plastic consumption. Change is possible.

We urge supermarkets to work with us against single-use plastic by reducing the amount of plastic packaging used in stores and in the transportation of goods. We urge supermarkets to get in touch with their suppliers to ask them to reduce useless packaging and to offer alternatives to their clients whenever possible. We urge supermarkets to put pressure on decision makers in their countries and in Brussels to agree on binding and concrete new rules to reduce the production of useless plastic.

Sign our petition asking supermarkets across Europe to take a stance against useless plastic so that we #UseLessPlastic!

Who's signing

Clémence Faucheux
Marie Verrecchia
Petra Zoffmann
Klára Zsuzsanna Tóth
Petra Kelz
Katie Moswitzer
Christoph Wiese
Wolfgang Meschnig
Lorena Perkuhn
Birgit Träger
Anita lechner
Julia Mac Gowan
harald wiesinger
christine geiger
Maria Feraru
Gertrud Hahnkamper
Frauke Nagel
Daniela Zangerl-Perktold
Nur Sar
Birgit Höller
Martina Pürkl
Manfred Reppe
Martin Göbl
Andreas Fischer
Jenny Krämer
Finya Poppe
Jonas Klein
brigitte perterer
jules Reichenbach
Shubham Agarwal

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