A pocket guide for going zero-waste at university

15 Feb 2018
By Sophie-Leigh S., Student at University of Portsmouth

The UK uses over five million tonnes of plastic each year and around 25% of that used to be recycled through a trading deal with China.

However, that trade deal has ended, which means a lot more plastic waste is going to end up in British recycling plants.

Bringing more zero-waste alternatives into your usual routine is the best way to help reduce the vast amount of plastic being wasted every day.

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Sophie-Leigh is a Positive Impact Consultant studying at the University of Portsmouth.