MP gives backing to 'Plastic Free Parliament' project
MP James Heappey has joined the battle against single-use plastic
by supporting a project to encourage a 'Plastic Free Parliament'.
initiative, which has just been launched, aims to reduce the amount
of avoidable single-use plastic used in Parliament.
Heappey who has been vocal in his desire to stop the use
of avoidable plastic which is finding its way into our oceans
is hoping the Palace of Westminster can lead the way to a more environmentally-friendly
told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "By reducing our plastic consumption
by using refillable bottles, using refillable coffee cups and refusing
straws, we can all do our bit to make a difference."
Heappey has seen first-hand the impact of plastic locally, having
taken part in beach cleans in Burnham-On-Sea and been shocked by
the amount which is washed up on beaches.
added: "The reality is that if each of us just tried to use
one less piece of plastic each day, the cumulative effect around
the world would be huge and I am delighted to support an initiative
to ensure Parliament can lead by example."
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Burnham's MP James Heappey with Cllr Peter Clayton and Burnham's
coastal commnunity officer Tanya Cox