Plastic Oceans Foundation at Our Ocean Conference 2017

Since 2014, Our Ocean conferences, have invited world leaders to look forward and respond, delivering high-level commitments and transforming the challenges ahead into an opportunity for cooperation, innovation and entrepreneurship. The 2017 edition “An Ocean for...

Should plastic bag charges extend to other products?

Should charges that have been placed on plastic bags also extend to other products?  The plastic bag charges across the UK have had a dramatic effect on the consumption of bags and their impact on the environment. Although 5p is a minimal charge it clearly has an...

Stores Giving Away 200 More Million Bags

We have a plastic bag problem in the UK. It is not just in the UK, this is a global problem; we seem incapable of carrying anything now unless it is in a plastic bag. I once saw a customer being offered a plastic bag when he purchased a lottery scratch card as the...