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local authority area.

ii) Prepare audit trails to demonstrate that plastics are recycled

where they cannot be re-used.

iii) Support the formation of local community action groups to

assist in delivering the statutory target.

iv) Resolve any issues relating to the funding and legislative

powers required to deliver this the required outcomes.

G. Creating an international task force to work in developing

countries on initiatives supporting the elimination of single use

plastic in those countries.

Furthermore, such legislation should:

a) Place a duty on all governmental organisations to promote

the need to reduce packaging of any sort, particularly plastic

products, and to replace plastic packaging where possible with

compostable materials that are safe to be used for vegetable

growing.

b) Introduce a legal requirement to label all packaging with

recyclability information.

c) Require a public information and education campaign to be

delivered through all governmental agencies, organisations

receiving public funding and public bodies including schools,

colleges and universities.

d) Provide that, where the use of plastic remains unavoidable, there

should be a requirement on all retailers only to use any plastics

or other materials that can be recycled through existing or new

recycling services or that can be re-used.

Conference calls on Liberal Democrats to:

1. Campaign for the implementation of these policies and to

highlight the impact of plastic pollution in their communities.

2. Introduce and implement policies through their elected

representatives - Councillors, MPs, AMs, MSPs and MEPs - to

reduce plastic pollution where they are in a position to do so.

3. Work through parliaments and assemblies for the introduction

of legislation outlined in this motion.

4. Ensure our own Party fulfils its own responsibilities in this regard

in practice.

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