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P is for Plastic: Positivity

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Introducing our new guest blogger, Fiona Barker, who will be regularly sharing her experiences and insights gained by living with less plastic in a new feature ‘P is for Plastic’. They’re sure to resonate with many of you. Enjoy! Ahoy new blogging adventure! I’ve been trying to live a life less plastic for a while now. I started in a …

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Plastic Behaviour Change Research

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I’m excited to share that Less Plastic has started working on a ground-breaking new Plastic Behaviour Change Research project with Dr Fiona Barker, a clinical and behavioural scientist. Together we’ll be identifying the most common obstacles to plastic behaviour change for people who’d like to use less plastic, but are failing to do so consistently… And even more importantly, what …

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Plastic Game Changer

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We have exciting news! We’ve just finished the outline for a brand new business book we’re working on to enable eco-conscious business leaders to make a HUGE difference to the ocean plastic crisis. The working title is: Plastic Game Changer: How to shrink your organisation’s plastic footprint, positively impacting ocean plastic & your bottom line. The book will appeal to Business Leaders …

9 ways to reduce plastic in your workplace

9 ways to reduce plastic in your workplace

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Businesses of all sizes are well-placed to make a HUGE difference when it comes to tackling the ocean plastic crisis. Whilst individual efforts to use less plastic add up over time, cutting plastic usage at a business-level results in significantly greater reductions in plastic waste and far-reaching consequences – creating a ripple effect of positive change among colleagues, customers, suppliers, …

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Less Plastic Talks and Workshops

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Want to make a difference to the ocean plastic crisis? You can make a really big impact by persuading your company to use less plastic – and we’re here to help you with your mission. There’s nothing we love more than sharing our plastic reduction expertise with individuals and organisations who are open to making some positive changes. Our talks …

9 ways you can reduce ocean plastic

9 ways you can reduce ocean plastic

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Due to recent high profile media campaigns and the worldwide popularity of Blue Planet 2, awareness of the ocean plastic crisis is at an all time high. Within a few short decades, this colourful, flexible, long-lasting material has made it into every corner of our lives, and it’s now wreaking havoc in our oceans. It’s estimated that 1 million seabirds …

9 tips for living with less plastic in Spanish

Translations of tips for living with less plastic

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For our plastic reducing friends around the world, we’ve been translating our ‘9 tips for living with less plastic’ infographic into several languages, thanks to the help of some very kind volunteers. Please excuse any errors, or national or regional variations… SPANISH FRENCH PORTUGUESE FILIPINO INDONESIAN GERMAN POLISH BURMESE If you’d like to translate this infographic into your language, please get …

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How to make a big impact on ocean plastic

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Independent hospitality businesses have the opportunity to make a HUGE difference when it comes to ocean plastic – and they don’t need to wait until 2020, 2022 or 2025 like the big names are promising – they can act NOW! However, many don’t have the time or expertise to identify the best alternatives to single-use plastic, or the money to create marketing materials that promote their positive actions to their …

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Use Less Plastic in your Hospitality Business

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Do you run a hospitality business and want to use less plastic? Are you confused about the alternatives and their true eco-merits? Are you concerned about whether any changes would be affordable to your business? Or maybe you’ve already taken positive steps, and want to promote them to inspire your customers and the wider community, whilst maximising sales opportunities and …

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Our thoughts on the 25 Year Environment Plan

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We were thrilled to be asked by the BBC Radio 4 ‘World at One’ team to share our thoughts on Theresa May’s 25 Year Environment Plan speech on Thursday 11th January 2018. In case you missed it, we thought we’d share them here too. In our view the Prime Minister’s speech was a great first step, containing lots of positive …