Plastic waste is under scrutiny, as the UK Environmental Audit launches an inquiry into the impact of waste from coffee cups and packaging, and Belgium and France join the United Nations’ campaign to ban micro-plastics.
Recycling in Germany is not just about trash. Whilst dictionary definitions captures well the concept of recycling, they fail to explain the emotional side of recycling. Is there really an emotional side to recycling? To explain Christoph describes early memories of playing the German board game ‘Ene mene Müll’ (Transl.: Eenie meenie trash) in the early 1980s.
Every year we throw away a lot of food, much of it perfectly edible. Perhaps it is just an inevitable part of our pre-prepared, ready bagged, multipacked, buy-one-get-one-free way of shopping. But Tony Cowling thinks not and has a friend who is providing living proof.