June 28, 2012
Plastic Challenge: Rose, Week 8
For a disposable item such as a toothbrush do you think it is better to buy a plastic one or a wooden one even though I would have to get it sent from America – the plastic one was unlikely to have been made in the UK, but it is here already and it was probably shipped rather than flown so would have less carbon impact. Also the wooden one likely took more energy to make? But then the plastic one is made from oil and will not compost unlike the wooden one. It’s a tough one!
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