Sustainable living

How bad is single-use plastic?

  Published:  16 May 2022     |       2 minute read
From up in the mountains to down on the seabed, plastic waste is everywhere. If we’re to end plastic pollution, the biggest contributors need to take responsibility and minimise the waste they’re creating. Find out why single-use plastic is such a problem and how to hold polluters to account.

What does a zero-waste world look like?

  Published:  10 May 2022     |       3 minute read
Over recent years the scale of plastic pollution and its chokehold on nature has floated to the top of people’s environmental priorities but remains low on the government’s agenda. Instead of putting the onus on individuals to buy plastic-free products, what if we lived in a world free from unnecessary plastic? And what would it take to get there?