Plastic is not fantastic – the dirty secret of where our recycling really goes

Manufacturers should be forced to use compostable packaging by law That’s my opinion and I think it’s a pretty good one.  British households throw 22 million tonnes of waste into the bin each year.  That’s a staggering amount.  I bet a lot of that is packaging as I know that’s where the majority of our … Continue reading Plastic is not fantastic – the dirty secret of where our recycling really goes

Plastic waste can be turned into roads (and 20 ways to reduce plastic consumption)

Plastic pollution is a huge problem and one that’s not going to disappear overnight, even with our best efforts.  Many plastics never fully decompose and tiny particles of plastic are left both on land and in the sea.  I was shocked to recently watch the documentary A Plastic Ocean and realise the full scale of … Continue reading Plastic waste can be turned into roads (and 20 ways to reduce plastic consumption)