Kick Out England’s Plastic Bags

Muswell Hill Sustainability Group will have a stall
outside Muswell Hill Sainsbury’s on Saturday 10th October
selling “bags for life”. See Tim Minchin’s ballad.

Why discourage Plastic Bags?
There is no ‘away’ in the idea of ‘throw away’. They end up in the Ocean. A report on the BBC news on 1st Oct said that “recent worldwide research that estimates that 90% of all seabirds have swallowed plastic – and that by 2050, it’s virtually certain that any bird found dead will have plastic in its stomach.”

At the recent talk about the Antarctic wilderness the speaker Charlie Drew showed this slide, showing the concentration of plastic particles in the World’s Oceans. Plastic in the Oceans Charlie DRew Sept 2015More