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Plastics Action

Want to tell us what YOU are doing?

There are some simple Plastics Actions you can take, if you'd like to cut down on single-use plastic. Click below to get involved.

Can you really have a plastic-free kitchen?

BBC Food explores what swaps you can make and if plastic can ever be a benefit.

BBC Food: Which bag is best?

What is Plastics Watch?

Plastics Watch is bringing together the best content from around the BBC to help you discover everything you want to know about plastics, but didn’t know who to ask. And we want to hear from you.

Visit Plastics Action to tell us about any changes you’re making to use less plastic.

Hugh tests out his 'new' bottled water

Hugh road tests Tapineau on the public

Hipster Hugh tests out his new brand of water on unsuspecting members of the public.

How much plastic do you have in your house?

Anita discovers how much plastic is in her home

Anita roots through her cupboards and drawers to find out how much plastic is inside them.

From miracle product to planet polluter...

The Wonder of Plastic

From miracle product to planet polluter – how did we end up here?

In the News

The Plastics Problem

From Around the BBC

Recycling Explained

The BIG Picture: Business & Policy

Eureka! Scientific Breakthroughs

Related Links

OU: OpenLearn

Find out more about plastic with the Open University.