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Plastic: Past, Present, and Future

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The world consumes over 300 million tonnes of plastic each year. But when did we start using plastic? And why? Where does all the plastic waste go?

Journey through the life cycle of plastic - how plastics are produced and recycled, the many uses of plastics throughout the last century, how our plastic use and pollution has spiralled out of control, and what we can do about it.

40 pages.

Free shipping over £50
Hassle free returns
Eco friendly packaging
  • Free shipping over £50
  • Hassle free returns
  • Eco friendly packaging

our promise

We actively scrutinise our supply chain, reduce our use of plastics in-store where possible and remove products with a limited lifecycle to further reduce our ecological impact.

PLASTIC-FREE PACKAGING

All orders sent out from the Museum are packaged in FSC certified recycled plastic-free packaging and our single use bags instore are all made of recycled paper.

RESPONSIBLY SOURCED

The Manchester Museum Shop is on a journey to be ‘people and planet friendly’. Our suppliers are carefully selected based on their sustainability credentials.