Cleaning up our shores

It does feel like cleaning up after other people. Despite feeling as though I were impersonating ancient Sisyphus  as he was pushing the heavy boulder up the hill, only to watch it roll down and having  to resume his toils all over again, I believe there were two benefits which potentially sprung from it: Firstly, trying …

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Coffee cups and waste reduction

When we think about waste reduction, disposable coffee cups are maybe not the first thing that springs to mind. But then the coffee outlets such as Starbucks, Costa Coffee, Cafe Nero etc.  became well established one after the other throughout the 1990's and early 2000's and the "paper" cups and little plastic lids to avoid …

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A tear and a smile – Sir David and the Plastic Ocean

Sir David Attenborough is always one of the best if not the best of ambassadors when it comes to giving nature's plea a human voice (how would we listen otherwise?) and in appealing to our sense of responsibility for the world we live in. In fact, living up to his knighthood, that is perhaps pretty …

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