Cash for Containers launches petition

Submitted by Sandra on Wed, 03/22/2017 - 14:16

Cash for Containers, supported by the NZPSC, has launched a petition asking the Minister for the Environment to bring in a Cash for Containers (bottle deposit) scheme.

A CDS can: 
- Nearly triple NZ's recycling rates 
- Reduce plastic pollution in the sea 
- Create 2000 jobs 
- Save councils and tax payers $26-40 million per year 
- Reduce CO2 emissions 
- Fund community groups 
- Supplement low incomes 
- Foster a sustainable, circular economy

Sign the petition!

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