Mission possible: new report offers optimism for combatting climate change

The group, the Energy Transitions Commission (ETC) brought us some promising news in their recent report revealing that industrial emissions can be eradicated at a cost of less than 1% of the global GDP, whilst having a negligible impact on living standards. It is no secret that industrial practice often takes a huge toll on […]

Big supermarkets are failing to reduce plastic use

Despite the public and political pressure, big supermarkets are failing to take responsibility for their plastic consumption. According to a recent Greenpeace report, supermarkets are stocking their shelves with over 810,000 tonnes of single-use plastic packaging every year. Greenpeace also surveyed the UK’s top ten supermarkets and revealed that they are putting a collective 1.1bn […]

What the Budget means for single use plastic

“Convenient for consumers, but deadly for our wildlife and our oceans” Philip Hammond This week we witnessed Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond deliver his Budget for the coming year, with promising premises for a future less dependent on single use plastic. Hammond revealed to parliament his proposed policies for“tackling the scourge of plastic littering […]