Right now the government’s weighing up a small tax on all ‘throwaway plastics’ to try to stem the flow. It’d mean that when you buy a takeaway coffee there’ll be a small charge for a throwaway cup. It’s worked for plastic bags, but it’s time to go one step further.
The Telegraph: Plastic cutlery blighting Britain’s beaches as pollution rises 10 per cent:
The Guardian: David Attenborough urges action on plastics after filming Blue Planet II:
We also need to educate our population. We should not throw away all this plastic if we use it we should dispose of it in recycling bins.