Plastic Recycling Symbols

Have you ever looked at a plastic bottle and seen a triangle with number? Ever wondered what they mean? Although, it would be better to try to avoid using plastic altogether, I thought it would be a good idea to put together a little guide to help. Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET). What is it used for?Continue reading “Plastic Recycling Symbols”

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”

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”