From our 'it was only a matter of time' file, comes a call over the weekend for the end of balloons. Balloons are like everything these days: they are bad for the environment and they need to be gotten rid of. This follows HOT on the heels of the single-use plastic bag.
We are seeing plastic free aisles, supermarkets promising the end of the plastic bag.
This is the big thing that frustrates people like me. The trouble is that the bags cause isn't actually that big. No, they aren't ideal for the environment, but, like balloons, are a tiny part of the overall problem.