9 ways to travel with less plastic

9 ways to travel with less plastic

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Relaxing beach holidays, whistle-stop city breaks or backpacking adventures – wherever your wanderlust takes you, don’t leave your eco-friendly habits at home. Yes, we know that flying is terrible for the planet, and it’s better to travel by train, bus or boat whenever possible (and when it’s not possible, we try to make ourselves feel better by flying with the most …

9 ideas for gifts with less plastic

9 ideas for gifts with less plastic

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Whether you’re looking for eco-friendly Christmas gifts, ethical birthday presents, or a plastic-free token of appreciation for any occasion – we’ve got you covered. Our handy less plastic gift guide will help you navigate the sea of plastic-encased offerings to pick out presents that are original, thoughtful, meaningful or wonderful! Here are 9 of our favourite ideas for gifts with …

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P is for plastic: Pipers Piping

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The latest post in our ‘P is for Plastic’ series written by guest blogger, Fiona Barker, who will be regularly sharing her experiences and insights gained by living with less plastic. Well Halloween has been and gone. The clocks have gone back and the nights are drawing in. It must be time to think about… Pipers Piping, Plum Pudding, Presents, …

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P is for Plastic: Plan Ahead

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The second in our new ‘P is for Plastic’ series written by guest blogger, Fiona Barker, who will be regularly sharing her experiences and insights gained by living with less plastic. This month I’ve been thinking about… Planning ahead. I can hear a collective groan at the very thought of being organised and planning ahead. What about the joy of spontaneity? The …

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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 …

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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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 …

6 ways to tackle ocean plastic

6 ways for food & drink establishments to tackle ocean plastic

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Support our work and help spread the word about ocean plastic. You can order printed copies of our posters and postcards to display at your workplace, school or in your community, or to hand out to friends, or use as educational materials. It’s time to re-think disposable plastic. Don’t you think it’s strange that our culture of convenience has made it acceptable …

SAS beach clean at south milton sands

Join us for an Autumn Beach Clean at South Milton Sands!

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Please join Surfers Against Sewage and Less Plastic for a beach clean on Saturday 12th November 2016 (10.00am to 11.30am). Following on from last year’s successful Autumn Beach Clean Series which saw over 3,500 volunteers remove over 10 tonnes from 160 beaches, Surfers Against Sewage are once again calling for volunteers to take part in Autumn 2016. Marine litter is …