“It used to come in a light cardboard box – no problem – then, the manufacturers started to include a flimsy, single use plastic wrapper. “
Banning the Sale of Single Use Plastic: Share Your Views
The restrictions would be such that they would effectively be a ban on these products.
From Butts to Building Bricks
Researchers at RMIT University, Australia, have been working on developing bricks that use recycled cigarette butts in their composition.
How Much Plastic is in the Ocean?
.A new study of the upper Atlantic suggests that there are 10 times more micro plastics than was previously thought.
“We still need to pay attention to what is happening to the natural world, to our planet – the basic – planet.”
Plastic Week Recycling in Orkney Starting Monday 1st June
The recycling collections will take place on your usual bin day during the week beginning Monday 1st June – and will be for plastic only.
What Impact Has The Covid19 Pandemic Had On Our Plastic Pollution ?
“As long as we have cheap fracked gas then we will have virgin plastic production” Andy Georgi
A Circular Economy for Scotland: Rethinking the System
Currently over 80% of the ecological costs of a product are determined before it is even created.
An Addition To ‘Ditch The Plastic’!!
The tufts are still plastic, but the rest is bio-degradable.
“Only we humans make waste that nature can’t digest.” – Charles Moore, oceanographer
Along an Orkney shoreline