‘I’m concerned for the future’: Beach cleaners on their battle to sort out Britain’s coastline
The Big Issue speaks to Britain’s dedicated beach cleaners about clearing coastlines, sewage, plastic pollution and saving the environment.
100 billion pieces of plastic packaging are thrown away every year in the UK
A survey of household plastic use has revealed the “jaw-dropping” scale of plastic waste in the UK, with just 12 per cent recycled in the country.
How bad is plastic pollution – and what can I do about it?
Here’s everything you need to know about plastic pollution – and what you can do to help tackle the issue.