Cutting Down on Plastic in 2019

Think Sustainability

2018 was a huge year in raising awareness of the problem of plastic and the effect that it’s having on the environment and to critical ecosystems. The final episode of David Attenborough’s Blue Planet II was arguably the biggest moment when a lot of people realised what impact plastic was having on our environment and wanted to make a change. The documentary series highlighted just how plastic was having such an incredible and devastating impact that plastic is having on marine life. Plastic waste discarded into the ocean is now being found on some of the most remote islands in the world and being consumed by a huge range of animals that mistake it for food. There’s even evidence to suggest that it’s now entering the human diet through seafood containing microplastics.

If 2018 was the year to raise awareness, then 2019 is the year to act. We know the effect that…

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