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FOOD PARCELS - harvested by hand from Suffolk's beaches

guaranteed to tempt turtles and marine mammals!



 

 

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food pacels

What's in it?
Each one contains 800g of plastic bags and film - the quantity found inside the stomach of a minke whale washed up on a Normandy beach. The U.N. estimate that over 100,000 marine mammals and turtles die each year as a result of eating or becoming entangled with plastic. (See picture of typical contents below.)
May also contain: toxins including dioxins and other persistent organic pollutants in high concentrations. These may be seriously damaging to health.
Avoid all contact with humans.

IMPORTANT: Read the warnings below before ordering.

WARNING:
CONTENTS MAY CAUSE STARVATION AND DEATH. TO AVOID UNNECESSARY LOSS OF WILDLIFE, READ INSTRUCTIONS BELOW CAREFULLY.

Instructions:
Approximately 13 billion plastic bags are given out to shoppers in Britain every year and huge numbers of them end up in our oceans. Plastic bags are one of the most common items seen floating out at sea.
Floating plastic bags mimic the movement of jellyfish, turtles’ favourite food. As a result, they are often mistaken for food by turtles and marine mammals, causing a slow and painful death. Five different species of turtle visit our UK waters often with deadly results - many of the items in our food parcels contain holes and bite marks.
Many countries have now banned plastic bags or imposed taxes to reduce their use. Some towns here in the UK, impatient with government inaction, have now gone Plastic Bag Free, encouraged by the fantastic initiative of BBC wildlife photographer Rebecca Hosking and the people of Modbury in Devon.
Plastic can take up to 1000 years or more to degrade in sea-water. Even then microscopic particles remain which find their way into our environment, becoming more concentrated in creatures at the top of the food chain (for example, humans and dolphins). Some items in our parcels are over 30 years old (dated by on-pack special offers).
To help minimise future damage to marine wildlife, our environment and ourselves, never leave rubbish on the beach, at sea or in rivers, always collect and dispose of properly any plastic you see on the beach, avoid flushing sanitary towels or liners down the toilet, reduce your own use of plastic as much as possible (especially ‘disposable’ items), re-use as much as you can and always dispose of plastic properly at the end of its useful life.

Contact us at foodparcel@flyintheface.com to ask for a quotation. Offer subject availability.

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Typical content of our food parcels:
bags and wrappers

 

     
    PLASTIC FANTASTIC?
    Click here to find out more about plastics, their impact on our seas and wildlife and what we can do to help - including downloadable educational resources.

     

       
       


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