April’s  Plastic Footprint (tips and ideas to reduce plastic use) Use a bamboo or wheat straw toothbrush. Buy olive oil in a can and decant some into a glass and steel oil spray. Avoid tea bags by using a tea strainer Grow some of your own fruit and vegetables Use reusable natural fibre bags for…

Facts about Plastic

6.3 billion tonnes of Plastic have been produced since the 1950’s. What are Biodegradable Plastics?- these are usually normal plastics that have additives, which cause them to decompose more quickly with Oxygen, light, water, and heat. However, they can (not always) break down to micro-plastics and leave toxic resins in the soil. Only 9% of…

The monies coming but where will it go?

The Prime Minister announced a £61.4 million pound fund towards reducing plastic waste as she prepared for a meeting of Commonwealth leaders. Theresa May will ask the 52 representatives to sign up to a Commonwealth Clean Oceans Alliance, which aims to help developing Commonwealth nations improve their waste management. Sky and the National Geographic magazine have also joined…