Frustrated by the amount of plastic packaging that just ends up being thrown away after a typical food shop, Ingrid Caldironi decided to take matters into her own hands by opening the London’s first plastic free shop. Bulk Market stocks more than 300 items in the pop-up shop and it’s not just food. Alongside dried goods there’s […]
Starting next year, Seattle restaurants will no longer provide plastic straws and plastic utensils to its patrons after a 2010 ordinance finally takes effect. Explaining the delay in enacting the ordinance, Sego Jackson, the strategic advisor for Waste Prevention and Product Stewardship for Seattle Public Utilities said “Early on there weren’t many compostable options. And […]
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.