In the UK this month there has been some media coverage of reducing plastic use. The Government has vowed to eliminate UK’s plastic waste by 2042 (follow this link to see coverage from The Independent). A major retailer (Iceland) has been the first to commit to remove plastic packaging from their own brand products by 2023 (follow this link to see coverage from The Telegraph).
Here at Grow, Make, Mend reducing plastic use was already one of our intentions – we talk about it in First Steps. We’ve been working on it a bit last year and this year marks the start of a determined effort.