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How to make a big impact on ocean plastic

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. Independent hospitality businesses have the opportunity to make a HUGE difference when it comes to ocean plastic – and they don’t …

How businesses can tackle ocean plastic pollution

Last month I attended an Innovation Forum on how business can tackle ocean plastic pollution – a two-day multi-stakeholder forum where businesses, government, innovators and NGOs came together to discuss and debate the most important issues and collaborate in an effort to improve practices and work to end ocean plastic. Attendees and speakers included Greenpeace, Plastic Pollution Coalition, UPSTREAM, Ocean Conservancy, WRAP, …

6 ways to tackle ocean plastic

6 ways for food & drink establishments to tackle ocean plastic

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 …

plastic bottle on beach

Together we can change the story of ocean plastic

Recent research reveals that being close to the sea has an incredibly positive impact on our mental wellbeing and physical health. The benefits of ‘blue space’ appear to be hardwired into our brains – perhaps leftover from before we created this fast-paced, tech-crazed world we inhabit today. The ocean inspires us and makes us feel connected to something that is …

Be part of the solution to tackle ocean plastic

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

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)

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 …