The Japanese town that has nearly zero waste

Recycling bins Japan

Here in the UK our recycling consists of separating paper from plastics, glass from metals and in some places food waste however this is nothing compared to the residents of Kamikatsu in Japan. In 2003 they embarked on a zero-waste program. The city used to incinerate their rubbish but then realised how bad this was […]

Could plastics made from plants be the answer

recycle earth 2

Plastics are used as a material through out our daily lives and can be extremely useful. However governments across the world are starting to think about how to overcome the significant problem plastics are causing to our oceans.   A huge part of the problem is that single use plastics make up 40% of the […]