Ghost nets aren’t a paranormal phenomenon. They are fishing nets that have been forgotten, lost or discarded at sea.
Oceans have protected the earth from the full consequences of greenhouse gas emissions. This ability is now being compromised.
Biodegradable plastics can break down faster than their petroleum-based counterparts. But just because it can biodegrade doesn’t mean it’s happening.
Our throwaway culture creates more problems than it solves. So what do we do with all the things that are no longer needed by society?
As summer approaches, many of us have started planning holidays or short getaways. How can we keep our eco-footprint small when travelling?
Globally, an insane 5 trillion plastic bags are produced every year. Degradable, biodegradable and compostable bags are being pushed into the market, but are they as environmentally friendly as they sound?
With all the packaging, it can sometimes feel as though we end up with more plastic than food. How are UK supermarkets faring in reducing their plastic footprint?
Wherever you are at the moment, something around you is most likely made of plastic. But is plastic always bad?
Pollution is a sad reality. Man–made plastic particles can nowadays be found in the most pristine places. But why do people litter?
The COVID-19 pandemic has had significant social, cultural and economic implications. Some of the safety measures introduced has led to an unprecedented increase in single-use plastics.