Our plastic legacy will take decades to biodegrade and David Attenborough has shone a light on this issue, which has led to a lot of noise about how people and organisations are using and disposing of plastics.
In a world where ‘disposable’ has been convenient, many organisations are now taking a hard look at how they operate and how they can make changes. So how do you fayre?
Greenpeace have a plastic footprint calculator – how does your organisation rate?
The hospitality industry have been highly visible in their positive measures and steps to reduce their plastic waste and plastic usage. Now the government are pushing through a law to ban plastic straws, stirrers and cotton buds as part of their bid to significantly reduce plastic waste (some believe as soon as November 2018).
10th May sees UK Hospitality hosting ‘Unpack the Future of Hospitality’, focusing on reducing plastic waste in the hospitality sector (what has been done, what more could be done). To register (and find out more) visit:
Author: Written by ShelleyHolmes Accountancy