By Nick Joy
WHEN I was a young manager I was called to a site where two members of staff had apparently come to blows. When I arrived, the two men were sitting in the bothy, chatting and not looking as though there had been any at how unlike the Hollywood version they are and how few blows are landed.)
Anyway, on discussing the matter with them and various other witness bags, and after each delivery they gathered up all the bags, rolling them tight into another bag to stop the possibility of releasing them.
At lunch, one guy ate a packet of crisps and threw the bag into the morning packing bags to stop plastic going into the sea, why did you just do that?’
want with it!’ – enough to provoke the other man, who said a few rude
else should do. My wife and I spent a good bit of time one weekend recently cleaning up the rubbish left behind by campers at our local beauty spot.
By rubbish I mean tents, burnt chairs and other various bits left in open sight. I will not go into the worst aspect of it, but it was a good
I bet they would have complained a lot if they had arrived others should do.
time a storm passes through we are left with piles of plastic bottles, and every other form that plastic can be made into.We have cleaned it up and cleaned the beaches only to watch another storm bring a new delivery.
But I think we have an important tale to tell as an industry that has in the industry now.We do use tote bags and I am not sure if they are recycled, but I doubt that many of them end up in the sea. I have seen a
alternatives, and if you add the packaging, then we, like many other foods, deploy a very large amount of plastic.
It is time we spent a concentrated effort on this as, unlike agriculture, whatever plastic we use will come back to haunt us in the form of mi to avoid the damage.
I was once taking a customer, who happened to be an ardent environmentalist, for a walk near our sites in Sutherland.We were walking in name put on to our bags.
were responsible. In this way, we were accepting responsibility for disposing of our own rubbish.
Imagine my horror when I looked over her shoulder and saw one of our polystyrene name and logo printed on the side. It must have I had never seen one lost before or since, it
As farmers, individuals and citizens we need to take responsibility for the waste we create. and new packaging on the shelves.
We need to sponsor research into better packaging and encourage our customers to recipients of the world’s mistakes.
I need hardly point out the effect of PCBs - leased into the atmosphere by burning plastics but the people who did it didn’t see an effect in their market. If we want better behaviour this time then we must start encouraging it our
We need to take responsibility for the waste we create