We've got a problem with plastic:
Futures Forum: Plastic bags: You can't throw something away, because there is no 'away'
We've come up with 'solutions':
Futures Forum: The alternatives to plastic
Futures Forum: The End of Plastic
Futures Forum: The plastics industry is "incredibly supportive of recycling legislation over a more long-term… reduction of disposable culture."
But the biggest problem with no solution in sight is the pollution of our oceans:
Futures Forum: Saving the oceans from plastic pollution
It's an international issue:
National Green Tribunal seeks Centre’s response on ban of microplastics - The Hindu
Rhine has one of highest concentrations of microplastics - SWI swissinfo.ch
‘Large quantities’ of plastic found in beached whales’ stomachs | Resource Magazine
The Majestic Plastic Bag - A Mockumentary - YouTube
The Environmental Audit Committee has just launched an inquiry:
EAC launches microplastic inquiry | Resource Magazine
And its open to all to contribute:
Env Audit Committee on Twitter: "Tell us your views on the environmental impact of #Microplastics. Deadline 15 April: https://t.co/iVYacjZ7QO https://t.co/2EBeE1lr2B"
With thanks to East Devon Watch:
Inquiry: Environmental impact of micro plastics- call for evidence | East Devon Watch