The consumer movement has marked 15 March with World Consumer Rights Day every year since 1983. Our guest, Consumers International, looks back on this year’s event.
Posts tagged with "plastic"
While clearing out my room for a move, I found 32 old plastic membership cards hidden away in my drawers and cupboards – are they really necessary?
If not, why not!? Trials are underway at Sainsbury’s and other supermarkets to make recycling cans and plastic bottles easier. Will they become commonplace?
Waitrose is trialling allowing customers to bring their own refillable containers for fruit and veg, pasta, cereals, coffee and wine. Do you back its initiative?
You told us you didn’t like our plastic magazine wrappers – we listened and agreed. After research and testing, we’ve decided a compostable potato-based wrapper is the one for us. What do you think?
There’s been growing concern this year about glitter and its effect on the environment. Is it time phase out the sparkly microplastic?
The work Which? does, whether testing products or campaigning for change, doesn’t only protect consumers today, but has an impact on the future.
We all want to do more to help reduce the impact of plastic and other packaging in our environment – do you factor recycling in to your grocery shop?
The 100% biodegradable Choose Water bottle reportedly decomposes within three weeks, so could it be the solution to our plastic water bottle problem? Here, in a guest post, Choose Water’s founder and director, James Longcroft, explains more…
The fight against plastic and food waste can’t be won unless we find viable alternatives. Step forward smart packaging, which can keep food fresh for longer and is more environmentally friendly. Our guest, Simon Lee, founder of food freshness technology company It’s Fresh!, explains how it works… (more on packaging…)
We’ve all become aware of the need to reduce our use of plastics and think carefully about how we dispose of them – and when we garden, being out with nature trying to get the best from our environment, we’re probably more aware of this than most.