Microbeads

16 September 2016

I understand that the UK Government has announced that it plans to ban the sale and manufacture of cosmetics and personal care products containing microbeads by 2017, but how can I check whether products that my organisation uses might contain microbeads?

Earth overshoot day

31 August 2016

Colleagues informed me that on 8 August we used up the Earth’s resources. However, when I looked out of the window the sun was still shining and the trees were still growing. Is this “Earth overshoot date” just a bit of eco-scaremongering or does it have genuine significance?