With increasing populations using increasing amounts of plastic – a material with a 2% recycling rate – we need to reduce our use of single use plastics in particular. Here are six simple actions that don’t require a lifestyle change.
It comes around each year – and so does the same old trash: single-use cups, single use water bottles, straws, single-use containers, plastic shopping bags and butts, butts and more butts. But there are solutions.
There have been a few ocean-cleanup solutions doing the social media rounds recently, but is this really the solution we’ve all been hoping for? We’re not convinced.
Are bioplastic bags the answer to the fact that we’re drowning in single-use plastic bags or are they just another part of the problem? Well they start with ‘bio’ – so they must be good for the planet right?
Diveplanit blogger Harriet Spark writes about plastic pollution and exactly why single use plastic straws suck.
Today is World Oceans Day and this year, the theme is Healthy Oceans, Healthy Planet, with a focus on stopping plastic pollution. Here are 7 ways to help.