In the UK, the general assumption is that we are perfectly au fait with recycling. But is the picture really as rosy as we think?
We are looking back on our achievements from the last year and celebrating our successes.
We are all about finding new and innovative ways to help reduce plastic pollution and save our seas. We embark on an exciting mission that engages talented young engineers and has the power to solve real-life problems.
We’re in deep water when it comes to the amount of plastic waste we’re using. When you consider that your bottled water might actually just be purified tap water anyway, isn’t it much better just to turn on the tap?
Despite the plastic bag charge, it is estimated we dole out around three billion single-use bags every single year. Here is a brief summary of the response to the directive, from some of our fellow European countries, to see who is setting the best example in the fight against plastic.
It is estimated 30.4% of the waste found on UK beaches comes from the public. We have put our heads together to come up with some of the top ways to reduce plastic usage.