November Sustainability Spotlight
Scientists have created super plastic-eating enzymes that break down plastic waste in just a few days. These enzymes, a natural adaptation by certain bacteria to combat plastic pollution, offer a promising solution to the plastic waste crisis, significantly reducing the longevity of plastic waste and addressing environmental concerns. It's early days of course so conscious fashion purchases are still the way forward, afterall Refuse or Prevent is the first of 5x Rs.
Sport England, which invests more than £300m of public money every year, intends to ask sports to do far more to fight the climate crisis as a condition of receiving funding. The radical move was signalled by the funding body who said that while his organisation planned to work closely with sports to help them decarbonise and better protect the environment “the status quo is no longer an option”.