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An update on the five-year transition towards sustainable ammunition

'12 months after it was first announced, the Countryside Alliance, alongside eight other shooting and rural organisations, have issued a joint update on the voluntary phase out of lead shot and single use plastics in live quarry shotgun shooting by 2025. As the five-year transition towards sustainable ammunition continues, it is to be welcomed that large parts of the shooting community have recognised the need for change. Despite the uncertainty caused by Covid-19, a significant number of people have embraced technological developments in ammunition and, as far as the shooting season allowed, used new cartridges to great effect on all species of live quarry. The arrival of these new, effective, field-tested products in the marketplace is to be celebrated'.

You can read the full update here.

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