A diver who was disheartened on the quantity of plastic waste within the oceans has been impressed to make a change within the north-east of England.
Helen Wilson, from Sunderland, was scuba diving in Malaysia in 2019 when she witnessed first-hand the rise in air pollution and the impact it was having on the surroundings.
Returning to the UK earlier than the nation went into lockdown in March, she used her downtime to begin a brand new enterprise and assist scale back family plastic waste.
The Bottle Swap is influenced by the old school milk rounds – delivering eco-friendly, vegan and cruelty-free merchandise in reusable glass bottles to the doorstep, these are then collected for use once more as soon as they’re empty.
Helen stated all people making a “little change” could make a “big distinction”.