The Great Plastic Debate

It all started with a post on the biology of food decay and how to prevent it. The answer is (mostly) to wrap food in plastic. This is not a popular thing to say given the ‘Blue Planet effect’, but people were interested, so I carried on looking into it. All my blog posts on plastic are linked below.

Why does fresh food go off?

In praise of plastic

The Great Pacific Garbage Patch

On why we should continue to eat food wrapped in plastic

Where does all the marine plastic come from and what should we do about it?