The COVID-19 pandemic has been a challenging and historic time for the world. In addition to the suffering and losses, the pandemic has also been a big step backwards in the fight to reduce single use items. In the health and prevention sector there has been a surge in use of disposable surgical masks and body screens. And in the food industry an increase in single use takeaway containers. Given all this, what can we do in the pandemic to reduce wastage? read on for the top 4 sustainability tips to reduce wastage.
Did you know that Q-tips should not be used to clean your ear? and that if you really need them for “non ear cleaning purposes” there are plastic free alternatives? and for those who really really must clean your ear then there are re-usable alternatives? So what are these alternatives to the cotton swab aka Q-tip aka cotton bud?
The varying codes on plastics can be confusing. But if there is a recycling symbol on the plastic then it should go in your recycling bin right? sadly wrong. In Australia, most councils only accept codes 1, 2 and 5.
As awareness in the impact of plastic pollution to waterways and the creatures that live there grows, an area of growing concern is the use of soft plastic baits. This article reviews the problem areas and provides guidance on soft plastic bait alternatives.
Petroleum and plastics have enabled humans to make incredible leaps in technology and become the wealthiest middle class in human history. However the cost to the environment, including individual life and biodiversity, is a...