Plastic bags© Tim Scrivener
The image of waste plastic bobbing around on the ocean during an episode of the last series of David Attenborough’s Blue Planet series put a new spotlight on to the world’s plastics problem. Since then there has been a huge increase in public and political attention given to the level of plastic we consume and where it ends up. When the government published its 25-year environment plan in January it pledged to reduce single-use plastics and increase plastics recycling. So […]