Consumerism, Plastic Problems

UK Waste Plan: What is being done?

Following on from my recent discovery on food waste, I have been looking into what our country is doing for waste in general. Waste is a huge environmental problem. When we 'throw away' our waste, there is no such thing as 'away'. This waste must go somewhere! In our government’s 25 year environment plan they… Continue reading UK Waste Plan: What is being done?

Consumerism, Plastic Problems

Our over-dependence on single use plastic. Can we live without it?

We are living in a world of convenience within our fast paced lifestyles. Single use throw away plastic represents definition of convenience. It is all around us. Of the global plastic produced each year, more than half is single use plastic. Plastic is a material which is built to last, that is its main feature!… Continue reading Our over-dependence on single use plastic. Can we live without it?