Hard sale for the environment – Guest post by Elis

Why is it so difficult to spread environmental messages and even more difficult to get people to act on them? Co-ordinating large numbers of people is hard. It takes a huge amount of time, money, resource and effort. Corporations are very good at this, so lets look at them. Ultimately the behaviour they want is [...]

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We need to put the breaks on plastic

Let’s be honest, plastics are easy to manufacture and they have brought innumerable benefits to the development of our society (i.e. food safety, transportation, construction and medicine). Nowadays, plastics have an important role in our global economy. However, we’ve got to a point where they have become worryingly common: at least 8 million tonnes of plastics [...]