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2 September 2019
By The KLH Team

Refuse or Refuse

‘Single-use plastics’: a buzzword, crowned ‘word of the year’ in 2018, synonymous with global public outcry. The commercial benefits of plastic are undeniable – it's cheap, lightweight and durable. Yet since plastic hit our shelves in 1950, only 9% has ever been recycled, with the rest loitering in hedgerows, landfills and the ocean. How much is our extreme ‘throwaway’ culture the responsibility of the consumer? Can personal action make a difference, or do the issues we face with plastic surpass consumer responsibility, and must instead be placed into the hands of government and businesses? Read more…

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