EU takes action on plastic

The European Commission has announced that it is to take steps to tackle plastic pollution by introducing new laws to reduce throwaway single-use plastics. The proposal sets out a number of measures designed to prevent and reduce the negative impact that disposable plastic items have on the environment, particularly on marine habitats, where there harmful … More EU takes action on plastic

Is it time for a worldwide glitter ban?

Everyone loves the sparkle of glitter, especially at Christmas, but whilst these shiny bits of plastic are perfect for decorating Christmas cards and baubles, not to mention ourselves and our party outfits, there are growing concerns about the effect they’re having upon the environment. After the Tops Day chain of nurseries across southern Britain decided … More Is it time for a worldwide glitter ban?