MPs to debate forcing supermarkets to offer plastic-free wrapping


MPs when one pleases debate whether supermarkets should be forced to offer plastic-free parceling for every piece of fruit and vegetable they sell.

A petition on the management website has gained over 123,000 signatures – those with more than 100,000 are estimated for debate.

It cites environmental concerns about single-use plastic.

Currently supermarkets are not be missing by law to offer shoppers plastic free or eco-friendly packaging.

But Prime Sky pilot Theresa May has pledged to eradicate all avoidable plastic waste in the UK by 2042. And living soul supermarkets have set themselves their own targets to reduce packaging.

The contemplation will start at 1630 GMT on the 12 November.

The five constituencies with the ton people who signed and supported the petition were: Bristol West, Brighton Pavilion, Edinburgh East, Edinburgh North and Plymouth, Sutton and Devonport.

A sway spokesman said; “We are working with retailers and the Waste and Resources Demeanour Programme to explore the potential for the introduction of plastic-free initiatives in supermarkets in which immature food is sold loose.”

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