Reducing plastics when shopping for food, toiletries and travel products should be easy – so why is it so difficult?
- Stephanie Convery
- The Guardian
A few months ago, my partner and I went snorkelling off the coast of Indonesia.
We dove off tiny deserted islands and swam in the deep with giant manta rays, but what I remember most vividly about that trip was not the stunning coral or dazzling array of colourful, curious fish; it was the sheer amount of garbage in the water.
Shopping bags, plastic cups, toothpaste tubes, orange peel, all manner of human debris followed the…