We all like easy, right? Well, the road to reducing plastic has varying levels of ease, some things are as simple as just saying “No, thank you”, others things take hours of research or require a massive change to your shopping habits – so lets start with the five easiest changes you can make.
Our most concerning consumer habit is the reliance on single-use plastic, it is a term you will have heard a lot recently. It refers to a plastic item used for a very short length of time and one you wouldn’t normally consider re-using. They are a concern because in the name of convenience we have started using these single use plastics in alarming abundance and they have become so ingrained in our way of life we literally don’t notice them any more.
If you are at the very start of the journey to avoiding plastic – this is where you start: