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88% of Scottish adults concerned about plastic pollution

1 month ago   |   By Friends of the Earth Scotland

New polling has shown very high levels of concern among Scottish adults about plastic pollution, with 60% actively trying to do more to reduce the amount they use. However, 40% have had a reusable container refused in the last year, making it harder to take action.
The plastic problem
Despite a massive increase in public awareness over recent years, plastic pollution remains a growing environmental problem. Globally, we now produce over 300 million tonnes of plastic every year - up to half of which is single use. Packaging from take-away food and drinks, including items like coffee cups...
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