The problem with Econyl and Aquafil

This will probably be a very unpopular post. And I am OK with that. You may have heard that there is a new kind of clothing in town: clothes made from plastic bottles and ghost fishing nets. You may also have heard that the production of Aquafil and Econyl cuts carbon emissions to up to …

World Oceans Day: 8th June 2020

Happy World Oceans Day! Whether you are still under lockdown, or slowly getting back to “normal life” after the Corona virus pandemic, we have all had some time to read about how the planet has responded to the halt of human activities. Goats and deer roaming the streets, whales and dolphins being sighted in new …

Plastic IS political

THE TOP TEN The Top Ten Corporate Plastic Polluters in 2019 were (compiled by Break Free From Plastic): Coca-Cola, Nestlé PepsiCo  Mondelēz International Unilever Mars Procter & Gamble Colgate-Palmolive Phillip Morris, Perfetti Van Melle   It is NOT ENOUGH to act at the downstream end, and expect consumers to change when there is NO ALTERNATIVE …