Plastic Waste

Why It's Time To Make Your Periods Sustainable

Sourced by HuffPost | Claudia Canavan | Posted 06.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle

On a single day, 27,938 used tampons and applicators are collected on the world’s beaches. So it turns out that women’s periods have the potential...

'The Best Way To Predict Your Future Is To Create It'

Adrian Griffiths | Posted 02.08.2017 | UK Tech
Adrian Griffiths

"The best way to predict your future is to create it". This quote from Abraham Lincoln, 16th President of the United States, gives a nod to the problematic issue of predicting the future. Some things in life are easy to agree about, others just seem to gender ire whenever discussed: Energy from Waste and its future appears to be one of them.

Who Is Blaming Whom?

Adrian Griffiths | Posted 04.07.2017 | UK
Adrian Griffiths

Whichever way you look at it, "widely recycled" cannot categorically be dissociated with plastic in the ocean! It's within our ability to do something about this. We could keep the economic value of this material at home, create the jobs to recycle it where it has been used and, in the process, gain certainty that our material is not exacerbating the plastic ocean situation.

'Surely You Can't Be Serious!'

Adrian Griffiths | Posted 17.05.2017 | UK Tech
Adrian Griffiths

Dame Ellen MacArthur, Founder, Ellen MacArthur Foundation said herself: "The New Plastics Economy initiative has attracted widespread support, and across the industry we are seeing strong initial momentum and alignment on the direction to take. The New Plastics Economy: Catalysing Action provides a clear plan for redesigning the global plastics system, paving the way for concerted action."

Why Plastic Waste Is Such a Problem and the Future of Bioplastics

Simon Howarth | Posted 28.07.2013 | UK Tech
Simon Howarth

Waste plastic has become a massive concern, not only in the UK, but globally. Worldwide production and consumption of plastics has increased by 10% year on year from 5 million tonnes in 1950 to 245 million tonnes in 2006, and since then this figure has been increasing.