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Plastic backlash: is our dependency on single-use plastics decreasing?

Posted on 23/06/20, filed under Litter, News | No Comments

Plastic backlash: is our dependency on single-use plastics decreasing?

The problems posed by our overreliance on plastic has become part of our everyday thinking. The turning point was back in 2017, when Sir David Attenborough narrated a now-historic episode of Blue Planet II. It demonstrated the devastating impact that plastic is having on our oceans. But since then, has our dependency… read the rest of “Plastic backlash: is our dependency on single-use plastics decreasing?”

What’s happening with food packaging?

Posted on 09/06/20, filed under Litter, News, Waste | No Comments

What’s happening with food packaging?

The issues of food waste are far-reaching, not least for the environment where food disposal emits damaging greenhouse gases. But the problems go beyond the food itself – plastic food packaging has come under increasing scrutiny. But what innovations are emerging to make food packaging more sustainable?

Edible packaging

Single-use plastics have come under fire… read the rest of “What’s happening with food packaging?”

What can be done about food surplus and waste?

Posted on 26/05/20, filed under Energy from Waste, News, Waste, Waste Disposal | No Comments

What can be done about food surplus and waste?

There’s a waste crisis in the UK. As a nation, we need to reduce consumption, increase recycling, turn waste into energy, and embrace a circular economy. Another contentious point in the waste sector is food waste.

How much food does the UK waste?

WRAP, the Waste and Resources… read the rest of “What can be done about food surplus and waste?”