There should perhaps be little surprise that ‘single-use’ has been named as Word of the Year as it has been on the lips of consumers and commentators ever since Blue Planet shone a light on plastic pollution. While the fact that we need to be so concerned about plastic pollution is tragic, the fact ‘single-use’...
A social media post has been doing the rounds for some years where a young cashier suggests an elderly woman’s generation ‘don’t do the green thing’. The reply is an admonishment of the rocketing convenience consumerism that has fuelled the mass waste epidemic: ‘No we took our glass bottles back to the shop, left milk...
Recycling is fantastic in that it helps waste be used for another purpose but really cutting down the amount of waste we generate is a better solution to plastic pollution. A survey found that half of the people questioned believed recycling was the best way to cut the impact of single use plastic on the...