Should I offset my carbon footprint?

Carbon offsetting has recently become much more popular than ever before, and with its new-found popularity it has also gained connotations of privileged Westerners (the people who pollute the most) buying their way out of feelings of guilt over polluting the atmosphere. Flight to New York? Plant a tree. Three litre Mercedes-Benz? Fund wind energy…

Why should I care about plastic?

The plastic polluting our oceans, cities and countryside and filling our landfill sites is a huge issue, as is the carbon footprint of so much plastic production.