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Lets talk rubbish…….
The A-Z of and Something We Should All Know About Recycling. Q & A with Green Centre Co-Founder Melanie Rees
“It is VERY important that you follow instructions for your recycling as contamination causes HUGE problems….. “
You only need look at the success of the plastic bag charge to see how easy change is. A 90% reduction in one year by the introduction of a mere 5p.
Here are my top 10 tips for adventuring with less plastic waste.
All in all we picked up a shocking 5637 pieces of plastic! 86% of this was avoidable single use plastic. Imagine the difference to the environment if we managed to cut out single use plastic! Bottles and tops were by far the biggest polluter, accounting for half of the plastic we found.
The only thing that separates you from someone who is doing what you want to do is time! Start spending time doing the things that you want to do and eventually you will be that person too! Sounds too easy right? It IS that easy though.
It is time that manufacturers started to design products with the end in mind. If brands like Lush and Patagonia can make huge profits with sustainable values there is no reason why others can’t follow.
Tweet your actions to me using #BeAPlasticDisruptor
Walking into the prestigious Royal Geographical Society in London with bags of river rubbish was an experience I can’t say I ever thought I would have in life!