398 days ago

Poll: Will you be joining the Plastic Free July challenge?

Simone Borgstede from Wellington City Council

Today marks the first day of Plastic Free July - a global movement to reduce plastic pollution.
Everyone is encouraged to get involved, even if it's just making a few small changes to your purchases or routine. It's not about a handful of people doing plastic-free perfectly, it's about millions of people around the world doing it imperfectly - and it works!
Will you be joining the challenge this month?
Head to our website for more information: wellington.govt.nz...

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Will you be joining the Plastic Free July challenge?
  • 35.6% Yes
    35.6% Complete
  • 46% No
    46% Complete
  • 18.4% Not sure
    18.4% Complete
163 votes
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'Stop' Bump vs speed hump

Sara from Island Bay

Hi neighbours and beyond

I'm all for speed humps and pedestrian crossings especially near schools.
Buttt... I'm really struggling with the new combined crossing/bump on Britomart Street by Berhampore school. It is so harsh that I'm nearly at a stand still to get over it and even then it's still harsh on my car. I've nearly stalled and get weird looks from kids doing the patrol as they wave me through.
Does anyone else have similar thoughts about it?
I would like to propose to the council that they smooth the harsh edges but they will laugh at me if I'm the only one.
Looking forward to your thoughts