N ew kinds of plant-based plastic are beginning to permeate our lives. Supermarkets stock biodegradable bags to carry our groceries home, cafes serve coffee in compostable cups, and this year London Marathon runners could refuel with seaweed-based edible bubbles filled with sports drink.
Sir David Attenborough strode out onto Glastonbury’s famous pyramid stage last weekend cheered on by 100,000 people, and declared the world’s biggest music festival plastic-free for the very first time. The war on plastic is gaining momentum across the world as consumers and corporations worry about their environmental conscience, and the lasting damage plastic has inflicted on our oceans.
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