What I did for Plastic Free July 2020

On the run up to July 2020, I started noticing the hashtag #PlasticFreeJuly. For someone who has been making changes in an effort to reduce plastic use, I am embarrassed to admit I had never heard of them before. Based in Australia, Plastic Free July started in 2011 and have an amazing website offering aContinue reading “What I did for Plastic Free July 2020”

Ecobrick overwhelm

A while back, I saw an article online about someone creating a ecobrick with their plastic that can’t be recycled. I was intrigued. For those who aren’t familiar with ecobricks. lets start with a quick overview. Ecobricks are plastic bottles that are filled with plastics that would usually go to landfill because they can’t beContinue reading “Ecobrick overwhelm”

Alternatives to Cling Film

If you’re thinking about moving away from cling film, here are some alternatives
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Our Plastic Problem

A few months ago, I watched a film on The Discovery Channel which made me feel very sad. It was aired on Earth Day 22nd April 2020 called The Story of Plastic. We are familiar with images of where plastic ends up; in rivers, on landfill, in the oceans and wrapped around sea life, butContinue reading “Our Plastic Problem”

The Story of Plastic

The Story of Plastic was aired in the UK on Earth Day 22nd April 2020. I found the film to be incredibly moving giving us the story of not just where plastic ends up but also where it begins. Since the 1950s, plastic was seen as an incredible invention with multiple uses and since thenContinue reading “The Story of Plastic”

Have we forgotten the fight against single-use plastics due to the coronavirus?

Since the outbreak of this pandemic, there have been some environmental benefits. I read an article on the BBC website about the canals in Venice starting to clear and fish are visible for the first time in years thanks to the massive drop in water traffic, the drop in air travel and the only peopleContinue reading “Have we forgotten the fight against single-use plastics due to the coronavirus?”