You’ve probably heard about the three Rs: reduce, reuse and recycle, listed in the order we should try to follow them. While recycling is last on the list, it’s still a better option than throwing our waste into the bin, as it avoids our waste ending up in our landfills.
To kickstart Plastic Free July, let’s start by sharing the history of plastic, so you can understand how it’s evolved over time and fully comprehend the extent of the problem we face today. You’ll also see why Plastic Free July marks such an important moment in the year. A brief history of plastic: 1869 - [...]