Mussels are voracious filter feeders, they are also a natural filtration system. Experiments show a 5kg cluster (about 300 mussels) can filter over 250,000 microplastics per hour if, the faeces are removed!
Its Plastic Free July! We wanted to celebrate some of the plastic-free switches we are particularly excited about!
Most plastics start the beginning of their life as raw materials which are primarily crude oil, but what happens to these plastics at the end of their life cycle? Does technology exist to recycle these mixed polymers?
28,000 rubber ducks fell into the Pacific Ocean from a container in 1992. These ducks actually ended up teaching oceanographers lots about ocean currents and their movements that was previously unknown, highlighting the great distances pollution can travel once it enters the big blue.
Is the government doing enough? And how does the UK compare to other countries around the world in pioneering plastic waste policy?
Time, money and convenience are major factors consumers when choosing where to shop. Supermarkets seem to be the frontrunners in this race.
The global favourite, the plastic bottle. Its annual production grows to the tune of 485 billion and shows no sign of slowing down. But there is a cost to pay, unless we change.
The sea is a provider – a lifeline for our survival. It allows us to regain a balance and improve our physical and mental health.
As much as we would like a plastic free planet, it’s not going to happen overnight. Can this vast volume of waste material be used as a solution for good?
The COVID-19 global pandemic means face coverings are here to stay for the foreseeable future, but does wearing one have to be at the expense of our planet?