Tag: Environment

Coles Continues to ‘Bagflip’ on Plastic Ban Charge

After commiting to reducing their plastic waste by no longer giving out free single-use plastic bags, Coles have now been presurised by unhappy consumers to extending the free giveaway of reusable plastic bags to August 29th. Coles stopped the distribution of their grey, single-use carrier bags back on the 1st of July but offered customers ...


Is Your Plastic Waste Really Being Recycled?

Officially, UK households are recycling approximately 45% of their waste - a figure that has been rising over recent years. The current figure is just under the EU target of 50% by 2020, but in terms of packaging that is being recycled, the UK is exceeding EU targets. These figures are encouraging, but what happens ...

Natural Singapore

Back in November 2017, as part of the 'Sustainable Cities' series I was writing at the time, I posted a blog on the sustainability of Singapore. Well, as I had a day stopover on my flight back to Perth to finish my degree, I thought I'd update that with a new post and visit some ...