Today the government announced it would be banning plastic straws, cotton buds and drink stirrers in England from April next year, when they will only be available to people with medical needs or a disability.
Plastic straws and drink stirrers, and cotton buds with plastic stems will be banned from sale and use in England from next April, the government has confirmed. The move, which has been in the offing more
In an 11-acre factory in Golden, Colorado, stacks of multicolored empty cans loom 50 feet overhead. Every few minutes, a forklift zooms by to pluck containers of future Arizona iced tea, Truly spiked and
It’s a sad but familiar story: A young whale has been found dead, washed ashore with a belly full of plastic. Greenpeace in Italy shared graphic pictures of a beached sperm whale carcass found on the of
After years of absent-mindedly stuffing 5p Sainsbury’s bags in the kitchen drawer, feeling the lame thrill of plonking your water bottle on the green side of the bin and scratching your head over whether
Thousands of potentially harmful chemicals are in products ranging from toys to plastic and carpets in the US Explained: the toxic threat in everyday products, from toys to plastic Thousands of potentially
If you’ve chosen to read this article, you probably don’t need to be reminded of the terrifying plastic problem and the subsequent damage it is doing to our planet. You’re probably someone who has a long-life