Spectator Briefings

Is plastic the enemy?

36 min listen

In This Episode

Is plastic the enemy? To watch Blue Planet and listen to Greta Thunberg, you might think so. But there are some things that plastic simply does better than the alternatives, which are not necessarily more eco-friendly in any case. So should we be looking for a better way to use the material, rather than to get rid of it altogether? To this end, we’ve brought together a few people who might know what they’re talking about – Julie Hill, Chair of the charity, Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP), Michelle Norman, Director of Sustainability at Lucozade Ribena Suntory, and Kate Geraghty, Director Advocacy Europe & Middle East, Dow Packaging and Speciality Plastics – to see what the future for plastic usage might look like.

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