Since the screening of BBC’s Blue Planet II, plastic pollution has often been in the headlines. While it might seem like a recent phenomenon, the plastics lobby have known about it for decades. Sadly, by employing tactics to hide the environmental impacts and oppose regulation, they’ve caused plastic consumption to soar and pollution to reach … Continue reading Sorry, They’re Not Sorry. How Powerful Lobby Groups Have Pushed Plastic Pollution To Crisis Levels
Thousands of years from today, geologists will refer to our current era as The Plastic Age. Instead of stone bowls and bronze arrowheads, they’ll be digging up plastic coke bottles and yoghurt pots. This isn’t just a thought-provoking analogy – it has actually been suggested by scientists and academics. All for a material that’s only … Continue reading The Plastic Age. How did we get here?