The plastics used in agricultural production – commonly called agriplastics – account for only 3.5 per cent of the plastic used around the world each year, but they directly pollute the human food chain and harm the wider environment.
Podcast – What on Earth?
Cultivating Plastics – how the use of agriplastics sows the seeds of pollution in farming
Welcome back to the EIA What on Earth? podcast.
As EIA releases the first of a new series of reports on the problems with agriplastics, EIA Ocean Campaigner Lauren Weir joins Senior Press & Communications Officer Paul Newman to talk about its findings.