Plasticity and the Social Brain

Kill or Cure by Amanda Doidge

Last weekend I went to see my good friend Ben Dalton‘s exhibition at Kings College London: Narrating Plasticity: Stories of Transformation between the Plastic Arts and Neurosciences. The exhibition was the result of a collaborative project exploring the different ways that French philosophy, neuroscience and ceramics think about the concept of plasticity. Sounds barmy, but […]

Week 2: Plastic-Free Cleaning & The Circular Economy

plastic free cleaning

Some plastic-free household goodies! The pills are toothpaste btw, not what you were thinking… I am now just over halfway through my month-long challenge to give up single-use plastics this June. I can’t believe how quickly it has gone, and more excitingly, how many solutions I’ve discovered that really do make a plastic-free lifestyle very possible. […]

On plastic pebbles, micro pollution and going zero waste

Plastic is hard to recycle, does not decompose and is energy-intensive to produce. Why, then, is it the main material used for disposable packaging and other single-use purposes? This week’s Snippets post was inspired by a rather eye-opening experience I recently had whilst volunteering for London-based water charity Thames21. As part of a community initiative […]