LETTER: Plastic's impact on marine life

Despite living less than a mile from the coast, I never take my single-use plastic down to the beach and throw it into the sea.

Thursday, 29th March 2018, 9:54 am
Updated Friday, 8th June 2018, 3:56 am

Furthermore, I am reasonably confident that the local authority, which empties my dustbins, does not do this either.

I am, therefore, more than a little puzzled as to how a drastic reduction in single-use plastic, with the possibility of health risks and additional food waste, can possibly have any effect on marine pollution.

Perhaps somebody could explain this?

Mike Howard

Greentrees Crescent


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