Today, I had conversations with two separate individuals who care greatly about our environment. One was a manager of a very large hotel in Umhlanga, the other owns a beautiful organic vegetable shop in Ballito. Both had been convinced by their suppliers that PLA straws were environmentally friendly. And in a fair world, why shouldn’t …
It seems everywhere I go these days, another restaurant is serving drinks in “biodegradable” plastic cups and food with potatoware disposable cutlery. And it really bugs me. Read the full article here…
Compostable products still end up in landfills, where they do not break down any faster than regular plastic. Read the full article here.
The Last Plastic Straw is a project of Plastic Pollution Coalition. Did you know? Over 500,000,000 plastic straws are used each day in the United States. Read the full article here.
Consumers are starting to realise, albeit slowly, that in order for the earth to survive, we need to be moving towards a plastic-free world. Read the full article here.
One week’s worth of plastic waste, used and collected by the Wilbur family, is displayed in Wenham, Massachusetts, May 27, 2018. Read the full article here.
The equivalent of five grocery bags of plastic trash for every foot of coastline spills into the oceans annually. Here, on a remote island in the Caribbean Sea, discarded bottles, wrappers, and straws wash ashore and cover the beach. Read the full article here.
In this infographic and article below, learn about the impact of plastic straws on the environment, and how you can make a big difference just by rejecting the use of straws. Read full article here.