Be part of the solution to tackle ocean plastic

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Living in South Devon, we’re lucky to enjoy one of the most beautiful coastlines in the world. However, just like every other coastline on the planet, we’re facing a growing problem of plastic pollution that washes up on our local beaches with every tide. That’s why we’ve teamed up with Surfers Against Sewage to run monthly beach cleans on our local …

9 reasons to refuse single-use plastic

9 reasons to refuse single-use plastic

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Single-use plastic is everywhere. In a matter of mere decades, it has seeped into every corner of our lives. We are addicted to the convenience of single-use plastic. Although, when you step back to consider this, it’s astounding how we think it’s normal (for the average person) to buy a single-use plastic water bottle, take-away coffee cup, lunch wrapped in disposable …

SAS beach clean at South Milton Sands Nov 2016

How to keep plastic out of the oceans (and why)

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Last Saturday Less Plastic teamed up with Surfers Against Sewage and lots of willing volunteers to clean one of our nearby beaches, South Milton Sands in South Devon. This stunning beach is a favourite among locals, with its long stretch of golden sand, grassy dunes, iconic arch-shaped Thurlestone Rock, and wetlands teaming with wildlife. Yet despite its natural beauty, each tide …

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10 marine litter facts (and how you can help reduce plastic pollution)

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Ahead of our Autumn beach clean tomorrow with Surfers Against Sewage at South Milton Sands, we wanted to share 10 marine litter facts, and also some tips to help reduce plastic pollution. 10 facts about marine litter… 1. A plastic bottle left on the beach may last for more than 450 years in the marine environment. 2. Plastic makes up the …

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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 …

Torcross 2 Minute Beach Clean

Simple habit to reduce marine litter on a beach near you

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When you are  out enjoying the beach this summer (or any outdoor space for that matter) there’s a very simple habit you can adopt that will add up to make a big difference towards tackling marine litter, and plastic pollution in the sea. Simply decide that anytime you are outside enjoying nature, you’ll give something back by spending 2 minutes …