According to the WWF, over 53 kilograms of plastic are produced for every person on the planet every year. Think about that...for some of you, that may be more than you weigh! We need to turn the tide on our collective appetite for plastic. Learn more about how you can make a difference by visiting our website www.plasticfreeoceans.org #reducereuserecycle
If you are in business and in Sydney 22 Nov. check out this most worthwhile couple of hours. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/taronga-unwrapped-helping-business-break-up-with-plastic-tickets-50252954941?aff=ebdssbdestsearch
Sure zero plastic consumed is the ultimate goal, but this is a good stepping stone innovation in these situations. With non plastic ties you can use as well. Oh and the vegetable waste in the bag was in the compostable bin - I think I remember that correctly.
Bummer, last week I spoke on Economic Development NZ conference and this wonderful leader was to be speak a couple of hours before me and I was hoping for a coffee to talk about plastics (I had the right connection to tee it up), but she had to pull out of the event. Check out her leadership on plastics: https://www.businessinsider.com.au/new-zealand-ban-plastic-bags-2018-8
Speaking today on a conference in the Bay of Islands NZ - last night had the privilege of being in a ceremony here in this building on the spot where the Treaty of Waiting was signed 180 years ago. It was special to give a nod to that momentous piece of history.