The problem with plastic
Why plastic is so useful yet we throw so much of it away. How much of it is entering the environment and the different types and uses.
People seem more prepared to take action about plastic in our environment
A flow of plastic
A study has found that UK rivers are heavily contaminated with microplastics.
STOP the plastic tide!
Choking. Starving. Poisoning. That’s what plastic litter is doing to marine life. You can change this.
How can we stem the flow and turn back the tide?
What is already being done about plastic waste and how we can do more.
Facts, attitudes and barriers
Art to save the sea
'Washed Ashore' is an organisation which turns plastic pollution from the ocean into art to bring attention to this global issue.
Breeding flies and edible plastic: the kitchen of the future
You might have heard of edible insects, but have you considered eating plastic? From 3D printed nutrients to smartphone-controlled mini gardens, this is the future of the humble kitchen.
The truth is hard to swallow
Our waste is killing creatures thousands of miles away - how can this happen?