Hardly a day goes by without an announcement about another initiative to reduce plastic waste. This is great news. But with all the national noise it can be difficult to work out what is happening locally, and in particular the opportunities to take action at a personal level. So what is happening Reading?
Plastic has revolutionised so many areas of modern life. It is long lasting and virtually indestructible. Great characteristics in many respects. But too much plastic waste is also currently ending up in our oceans, landfill, even our food. It is widely accepted that we need to find alternatives where we can and get better at recycling it where we cannot. But what are the alternatives? How about shampoo in a bar?