Wednesday, 6 June 2018

Warehouse Letter

Room 1 decided to send a letter to the Warehouse because they were asking a couple of students to buy a plastic bag in exchange for a token. They were just trying to help our school pool.


17 the Crest    
Pakuranga
Auckland
New Zealand


Dear the warehouse

To whom it may concern,
My name is James Robb, I am a student at Sunnyhills school.
Three of my classmates were told to by a plastic bag for a token. It cost them ten cents for a bag. It says on your website you are trying to reduce the amount of plastic bags, so why do you have to sell a plastic bag for a token?

One trillion plastic bags are made every year, and approximately 380 billion plastic bags end up in the ocean. A large number of animals die every year.

I understand that the money from the plastic bags funded the school pool heat pump.  but I just don't understand why you have to buy a plastic bags to get a token. Instead of giving a customer a token when they buy a plastic bag, could you instead give the customer a token if they don't use a bag?

I like shopping at the warehouse because you always have bargains. Thank you for helping us get the heat pump. Thank you for reading this letter, I hope to stop selling plastic bags.

Yours sincerely,
James Robb









7 comments:

  1. Fantastic letter Jamie. Well thought out and very topical at the moment. We all have to get involved and take responsibility for looking after the planet.

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  2. Nice work jamie like the way you have a good amount of facts and the picture at the end.
    By Kees

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  3. Awesome writing Jamie, I like how you came up with a solution that if they didn't buy a plastic bag then they would get a token.

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  4. well done Jamie, great persuasive writing (-;

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  5. well done Jamie, great persuasive writing (-;

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  6. congratulations Jamie a very convincing argument. I like how you said you should give customers a token if they don't buy a plastic bag But where will all the money come from to fund raise? you also have good solid evidence

    Adam

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  7. Well done Jamie, great persuasive letter

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