PET hates: We put the biggest plastic culprits on the spot

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PET hates: We put the biggest plastic culprits on the spot

Some manufacturers and brand owners are still not designing with recycling in mind. We ask them why

Consumer journalist

Global awareness campaigns about the perils of plastic straws have done a great job of conscientising consumers about the catastrophic effect single-use plastic has on the environment.

That viral video of the turtle with the straw plugging its nostril had millions of appalled people shunning them completely. 

The effect on marine life when such plastic breaks down into microplastics may have a less dramatic visual effect but is just as deadly...

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