8 Ways to Reduce your Use of Plastic

I have been on a quest to reduce the amount of plastic I use and throw away (see What’s your plastic footprint?). If anyone needs a reminder why, then may I invite you to watch this 2 minute clip from the recent BBC documentary Drowning in Plastic? I am sorry that this clip is distressing. …

What’s your plastic footprint?

Watching My Family and The Galapagos this week renewed my obsession with plastic. We produce over 280 million tonnes of plastic per year.  Every bit of plastic that has ever been produced is still on the planet.  Even though we can now see miles of plastic floating in the ocean, we are still producing plastic at…

Returning the egg boxes

I think it is fair to say that most of the UK got a wake-up call with David Attenborough’s BBC documentary series Blue Planet II.  The image of the pilot whale carrying her dead baby around will, I hope, stay with me forever. I am using that dead baby whale to remind our children not to…