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DatePolicyLevelSubjectAgreementNotes
30 Nov 2019Local Authorities and the Scottish Government should make funding and support available for young people and other community groups to carry out local projects to reduce the impact of littering and increase community pride in their local area.RecommendationTransport, Environment and Rural Affairs-

Recommendation from SYP’s Pack it up, Pack it in report

30 Nov 2019Local Authorities should increase the number of secure bins in public places, to reduce litter.RecommendationTransport, Environment and Rural Affairs-

Recommendation from SYP’s Pack it up, Pack it in report

30 Nov 2019All young people in Scotland should receive improved practical environmental awareness education, and be empowered to take action to live more sustainably. To help achieve this, the Scottish Government and Education Scotland should take a human rights based approach when implementing the ‘Learning for Sustainability (LfS) Action Plan’, by meaningfully including children and young people in the design and delivery of LfS programmes.RecommendationTransport, Environment and Rural Affairs-

Recommendation from SYP’s Pack it up, Pack it in report

30 Nov 2019Although our research does not show clear evidence to support a full ban on items being made out of plastic, we recommend the Scottish Government should carry out a full review of how to reduce the use of plastic, with consideration of a full or partial ban for certain products in Scotland. Further research should also be carried out to explore the reasons why people may support or oppose a ban on products being made out of plastic.RecommendationTransport, Environment and Rural Affairs-

Recommendation from SYP’s Pack it up, Pack it in report

30 Nov 2019Shops and manufacturers, including online and offline retailers, should take steps to improve the recyclability and reusability of their packaging, and to minimise the amount of excess packaging.RecommendationTransport, Environment and Rural Affairs-

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30 Nov 2019Retailers and the food industry should ensure that reusable packaging is affordable, more readily available, and easy to use, to reduce the reliance on single-use packaging and plastic items.RecommendationTransport, Environment and Rural Affairs-

Recommendation from SYP’s Pack it up, Pack it in report

30 Nov 2019Local Authorities and the Scottish Government should continue to raise awareness amongst young people to help them understand what can be recycled, and when recycling is collected, in their communities.RecommendationTransport, Environment and Rural Affairs-

Recommendation from SYP’s Pack it up, Pack it in report

30 Nov 2019In order to improve recycling and encourage more people to recycle, there should be more recycling bins in public places, including in schools, colleges, and universities.RecommendationTransport, Environment and Rural Affairs-

Recommendation from SYP’s Pack it up, Pack it in report

5 Nov 2019The Scottish Youth Parliament recommends that the Period Products (Free Provision)(Scotland) Bill should allow the Scottish Government to require organisations other than schools and colleges to provide free period products. Products should be available widely to accommodate for periods starting unexpectedly.RecommendationEqualities and Human Rights; Health and Wellbeing-

Recommendation from SYP’s response to the call for views on the Period Products (Free Provision) (Scotland) Bill

5 Nov 2019The Scottish Youth Parliament recommends that there be a legal requirement on organisations to provide free period products. National government should fund local councils to carry this out.RecommendationEqualities and Human Rights; Health and Wellbeing-

Recommendation from SYP’s response to the call for views on the Period Products (Free Provision) (Scotland) Bill

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