Tag: Single use Plastic

New Year – Quick Wins

Another Year Another Resolution?

  Another Year Another Resolution? 80% of New Year’s resolutions fail by February*. This year, try a different approach and grab some instant gratification with some quick wins to be greener before February! Here’s some ideas to get you started: 1.     Switch to a green energy supplier. Check out https://octopus.energy2.     Ditch the plastic milk bottles and find […]

What did the mushrooms sing when they won the Closed-Cup?

What did the mushrooms sing when they won the closed-cup?

  “We are the champignons!” Sorry! ’tis the season to share terrible jokes.  Today, I want to talk about the wonder of mushrooms ?. Let’s look beyond soups and stroganoffs and explore a couple of more innovative ways in which humble fungi are now being deployed: 1.     Grown-to-measure mushroom packaging, from Mushroom Packaging (does what it says […]

The Global Tourism Plastics Initiative

Plastic waste on a beach

We each eat one credit card of plastic each week! According to Sebastien Bazin the Chairman & CEO of Accor.  Last month 32 new signatories joined Accor and were added to The Global Tourism Plastics Initiative, each committing to: Eliminate problematic or unnecessary plastic packaging and items; Take action to move from single-use to reuse models or reusable alternatives; […]

Hope is Contagious

The problems we face as a result of climate change are well documented and the scale of the challenge we now face can feel overwhelming. But, there are many ambitious and awe-inspiring projects under way which fill me with hope.  One such project is The Ocean Cleanup – The Largest cleanup in history! Developing advanced technologies, that […]