The UK government has announced plans to ban the sale of many single-use plastic items, including plastic straws, drink stirrers, and plastic-stemmed cotton buds. Get ready for it now with this list of great eco-friendly alternatives that are already on the market.
SEE ALSO: Plastic straws, cotton buds, and drinks stirrers could be banned in the UK
According to the UK government,”There are over 150 million tonnes of plastic in the world’s oceans and every year one million birds and over 100,000 sea mammals die from eating and getting tangled in plastic waste”. We all know that this level of waste is unsustainable and with the ban looking like it could apply as early as next year, it’s a good time to start thinking about ways in which you can minimise your plastic waste.  Read more…More about Environment, Plastic Waste, Mashable Shopping, Shopping List, and Single Use Plastic
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Author: mashable.com/science
Date/time: 13th November 2018, 00:11