The best way to help reduce the amount of rubbish we’re sending to landfill is to prevent waste in the first place. That means saying no to unnecessary single-use plastic items like shopping bags and straws, and thinking twice before you buy something new.
We have lots of great tips to help get you started on your waste free journey.
5 things you may not know about biodegradable plastics
There has been a lot of debate in the media about biodegradable plastics – that’s because not all of these plastics are created equal, and some can have an adverse impact on nature especially if they don’t end up in the environment they are designed to break down in.