The Cotton Bud Project

by | Jun 15, 2018

Spotted in The Telegraph & WWF UK : more cotton buds are thrown away each year in the UK – 13.2 billion – than any other European nation. The Cotton Bud Project, launched by Scottish charity FIDRA, encourages retailers to sell buds with sticks made from paper or other alternative biodegradeable materials to plastic.

We hear a consultation is set to start later this year on banning the buds from 2019.

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