The BBC has announced a three-step plan to cut out single-use plastics from its operations.
Ultimately, the company aims to be entirely free of single-use plastics by 2020.
1/6 Plastic water bottle for a reusable beverage container Instead of continually buying drinks in plastic bottles you can switch to a reusable beverage container and reduce your single-use of plastics.
The new Latte Levy in the UK means there will now be a 25p charge on every disposable coffee cup bought by consumers.
We all need to do our bit to tackle this problem, and I want the BBC to lead the way.
The new announcement follows a string of pledges from businesses and regions in the UK to eradicate single-use plastics.
"This is great news in the fight against single use plastics,” said Sue Kinsey, senior pollution policy officer at the Marine Conservation Society. »