After a full 6 weeks in the UK working on our Circular-inspired gCycle nappy product and service for nurseries, landing back in Oz has been quite the shock.
The jet lag alone took a week to wear off but far more seriously was where Australia is on the plastic-free front.
The UK and EU are miles in front with their directive to phase out non-essential plastic by a soon-to-be-announced accelerated target date. Retailers like Iceland, Waitrose and John Lewis are getting ahead of it with bans on a series of single-use plastic items.
Meanwhile back home, Coles one of our two major grocery chains has done a world-class job ballsing up something as simple as ending the provision of plastic bags at the check out.
And I came home with so much hope…