Viewfinder: Greenpeace Campaigns for a Deposit Return Scheme in the U.K. With a Giant Plastic Bottle

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A sculpture made from over 2,500 plastic bottles recovered from beaches, rivers, and streets from around the United Kingdom is seen outside the Department for Environment, Farming and Rural Affairs as part of a stunt by environmental campaign group Greenpeace on February 25th, 2019, in London, England. The sculpture was delivered to DEFRA to apply pressure on Environment Secretary Michael Gove to move forward with a proposed deposit return scheme for bottles and cans bought in the U.K.

A sculpture made from over 2,500 plastic bottles recovered from beaches, rivers, and streets from around the United Kingdom is seen outside the Department for Environment, Farming and Rural Affairs as part of a stunt by environmental campaign group Greenpeace on February 25th, 2019, in London, England. The sculpture was delivered to DEFRA to apply pressure on Environment Secretary Michael Gove to move forward with a proposed deposit return scheme for bottles and cans bought in the U.K.

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