“We need to move rapidly to a more circular economy because the climate and ecological emergencies we face are partly driven by what and how much we consume.”
Saturday saw the inaugural meeting of Orcadians Going Green .
For 4 years Ghost Fishing UK have been coming to Scapa Flow, Orkney, to remove lost or discarded fishing gear and other materials littering the sea bed
“Plastic bale wrap is classed as commercial waste, and therefore must be disposed of at an authorised facility (ie, a waste or recycling facility) at the business owner’s cost.”
The new regulations come into force from 1st of January 2019.
Fulmars ingest marine litter, being largely surface-feeders, which accumulates in their stomachs.
World Environment Day on Tuesday 5th of June will be marked by Orkney Islands Council with an awareness raising event at Tesco Kirkwall from 10am to 3pm.
Letters can be emailed to email@example.com
The exhibition is on until 3rd March.
“It’s great to hear of the high quality research on the issue of marine plastics being done right here in Stromness.”