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ight million tonnes of plastic end up in our oceans every year, killing and harming marine life. As of April 2020, plastic drink stirrers will be banned from sale and cotton buds with plastic stems will no longer be widely available, only within science and health care industries. Plastic straws will still be available in some establishments if requested and sales of plastic plates and cutlery will be prohibited the year after. There are lots of ways you can help to put an end to the plastic surge by cutting out every day plastic use. Here are a few tips to reduce your plastic waste. Fix your caffeine fix Carry a reusable coffee cup or flask. Around 2.5bn coffee cups are thrown away every year in the UK – that’s 7 million a day! Less than 1% of these can be recycled, most spend up to 50 years in landfill.

Bring your own bottle Plastic bottles are one of the most frequently found items on beach cleans globally. The lids commonly end up in seabirds’ stomachs. Switch to a reusable stainless steel version. Say no to plastic cutlery By carrying a spork or bamboo cutlery, you could personally save 466 items of unnecessary plastic every year. It’s thought that we use plastic cutlery for just 3 minutes before throwing it away! Ditch the cling wrap Unlike cling film that cannot be recycled, foil is recyclable. So if you are using foil, make sure you put it in the recycling bin after use! Or try new Beeswax Wraps, made from 100% cotton, pine resin, jojoba oil and local beeswax they are 100% natural and environmentally friendly.

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Focus Stony Stratford MK11 / 19 August September 2019 Magazine  

Focus Magazine Group produces seven locally established A5 colour magazines. Each delivered free to all main and surrounding areas of Towce...

Focus Stony Stratford MK11 / 19 August September 2019 Magazine  

Focus Magazine Group produces seven locally established A5 colour magazines. Each delivered free to all main and surrounding areas of Towce...

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