Month: July 2020

Expensive fresh food

Poorest households spend 74% to eat well

The poorest 10% of UK households would need to spend 74% of their disposable income on food to meet the Eatwell Guide costs – the Government’s official healthy eating guide Source: https://foodfoundation.org.uk/publication/the-broken-plate-report/

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Million Plastic Bottles

A million plastic bottles are bought every single minute

A million plastic bottles are bought around the world every minute and the number will jump another 20% by 2021 Annual consumption of plastic bottles is set to top half a trillion by 2021, far outstripping recycling efforts and jeopardising oceans, coastlines and other environments Source: https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/jun/28/a-million-a-minute-worlds-plastic-bottle-binge-as-dangerous-as-climate-change

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