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Doug interviewed by Key103

Updated: Apr 11, 2018

New breaks on single-use plastic consumption in the NHS, SeaStraw asked to comment




It has been revealed that the Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust used 8.5 million plastic cups between 2013 & 2017

“ As public sector organisations, hospitals should be leading the way. Hospitals have an important role in achieving Andy Burnham's vision of being a plastic-free city. Much of our plastic finds its way into the rivers and the sea. I've seen first hand what impact this can have on our marine wildlife. Beautiful whales that hoover up plankton, will also eat plastic debris and it will end up in their stomachs and result in their deaths."

Read more via the link below:

https://planetradio.co.uk/key/local/news/manchester-hospitals-worst-in-the-north-west-for-disposable-cup-use/



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