There are lots of reasons that plastic is a problem. Its production contributes massively to global warming, and there’s so much plastic in the ocean that it’s seriously harming marine life. There are some plastic products that are easy to recognise you’re using and stop buying – plastic bottled water or food wrappers, for example.
There are lots of easy ways you can cut down your single-use plastic, but what should you do with the plastic that you can’t avoid? Ecobricks are an ethical way of using up the plastic that can’t be recycled and won’t break down. Here’s everything you need to know about ecobricks.
Chancellor Phillip Hammond pitched his ‘clean growth’ strategy in this week’s Spring Statement address. But the policies appear to be little else than a thinly veiled attempt to alleviate environmental concerns and rebrand the Tory government as climate-conscious.
We all know that plastic is a big problem, and that it’s important to cut down on single-use plastic where we can. But how easy is it really? Daisy, our Social Media Executive, talks about how she’s finding the move to living a plastic-free life.
We’re drowning in plastic and it’s having a catastrophic effect on our environment – here’s what you need to know about plastic pollution.
Fairtrade is all about improving the deal for the workers and farmers in developing countries who produce our food. This is a particular focus during Fairtrade Fortnight, an annual campaign which this year runs from 25 February until 10 March.
The world’s largest wildlife survey.