Eco boss | Axe threat for staff bringing single-use plastic to work

Axe threat for staff bringing single-use plastic to work

The state of our planet has hit many news headlines over the past year, ignited by the release of BBC’s Blue Planet II back in 2017 which showcased the plight of plastic on the environment.

As such, more and more businesses are beginning to align their purpose with meaningful actions that will make a difference in terms of sustainability.

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Comments (1)

  • Boris
    Boris
    Fri, 6 Sep 2019 1:22pm BST
    I wouldn't work for a company with such harsh rules. What happens if you forget your lunch and have to buy something? Instead of being so cut and dry the employer should put their money where their mouth is by actually providing their staff with re-usable coffee cups, lunch bags and water bottles. If the employee then continues to bring in single use plastics then they could be disciplined, otherwise you're expecting employees to purchase these things, some of which can be expensive. By giving them to the employee the employer is practicing what they preach, plus it's a great way to advertise their company.