Back in the summer when I stumbled on my first zero waste shop, we were living a pretty normal life – consuming plastic toothbrushes and disposable razors, buying packaged food from the supermarket. I also had a long commute that was racking up my carbon footprint to seven people’s worth of car journeys a year […]
Lots of people credit Blue Planet with waking them up to the extent of the plastic problem. I've been anti-plastic a long time, but I guess it was too easy to keep using it, and it seemed too expensive and inconvenient to try to change my habits. Then, on 6 August 2018, a study called Trajectories of the Earth System in the Anthropocene found its made the headlines, and I got a wake-up call … Read more about Why go plastic free?