This website use cookies and similar technologies to improve the site and to provide customised content and advertising. By using this site, you agree to this use. To learn more, including how to change your cookie settings, please view our Cookie Policy
Pocketmags Digital Magazines
CA
Pocketmags Digital Magazines
   You are currently viewing the Canada version of the site.
Would you like to switch to your local site?
Digital Subscriptions > Psychologies > No. 158 > The plastic pandemic

The plastic pandemic

In this extract from her book, Turning The Tide On Plastic, journalist, broadcaster and eco campaigner, Lucy Siegle, urges us all to do our bit – and fast

real environment #360me

Watching the global plastic disaster unfold before us, we’ve come to the realisation that it isn’t as easy to recycle as we once assumed. That’s difficult for some of us to admit: I pride myself on being an excellent recycler but, over the past 12 months, I’ve seen the Mobius loop displayed on products from single-use coffee cups – I know that fewer than one in 1,000 is actually successfully recycled – to black plastic readymeal trays that blend into the conveyor belt at the sorting facility. (This means that, in most waste-management establishments, they can’t be picked up for recycling without a great deal of effort or new technology.)

READ MORE
Purchase options below
Find the complete article and many more in this issue of Psychologies - No. 158
If you own the issue, Login to read the full article now.
Single Issue - No. 158
$5.49
Or 549 points
Annual Digital Subscription
Only $ 3.08 per issue
Get the last 12 back issues free with this subscription
SAVE
39%
Was $39.99
Now $39.99
6 Month Digital Subscription
Only $ 3.69 per issue
SAVE
27%
$23.99
Or 2399 points
Monthly Digital Subscription
Only $ 5.07 per issue
$5.49
Or 549 points

View Issues

About Psychologies

The latest issue of Psychologies is now available to download