Support a ban on balloon and lantern releases
We need your help to show that balloon and lantern releases aren't just a moment of fun without consequences later. Balloons sold as "degradable" are known to last a number of months, even years, and pose a choking threat to wildlife at sea, and on land. Balloons, balloon string and sky lanterns leave a permanent hazard. Now, forward-thinking local authorities and businesses are seeing the need to ban releases on their land, and you can add your support for others, too.
Pledge your support for a ban on balloon and lantern releases in your area.
More and more Councils are voting to ban the release of balloons and lanterns on their land. They're making that decision after pressure from local people. Now we want to ramp up that pressure in areas where letting go isn't on the Council agenda. Pledge your support below to help actively target Councils and campaign on a local level.
Where are they banned already?
Our map shows how many councils have banned either balloons, lanterns or both. There is still a lot of work to do though so please add your voice by pledging your support above.
You can click on the map to enlarge it or check the list of Councils with bans to see if yours is on there.
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