9 ways to reduce plastic in your business

Planning to reduce plastic waste in your business in 2020?

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Are you in the midst of business planning for 2020? Do your plans include steps to reduce the amount of plastic waste generated by your company? With fresh news emerging almost weekly that sheds light on how harmful plastic pollution is for human health, as well as the health of our planet, we now know it’s in all our interests to do …

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Less Plastic relaunches as a non-profit to deliver new global programmes

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Plastic pollution is a global emergency that is compounding daily. Our throwaway culture is filling our oceans with plastic waste; devastating marine wildlife and disrupting fragile ecosystems. Meanwhile, the potentially disastrous human health consequences are only just beginning to emerge. The only way to stem the flow is to stop plastic pollution at source, by learning to live and work …

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World’s first book to help businesses to reduce plastic waste

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If you want to make a difference to plastic pollution, pick up a copy of Plastic Game Changer – the world’s first book written to help people in business reduce plastic waste. Written by our founder, Amanda Keetley, it’s a practical and inspirational guide that empowers professionals to dramatically reduce their company’s plastic footprint. The only way to stem the …

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Sounds of the Sea reveal ocean plastic pollution

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Hot on the heels of the world’s biggest ever #ClimateStrike, Saturday 21st September 2019 is World Clean Up Day, an event that will again mobilise millions of people, across 157 countries, to clean up litter in an effort to rid our planet of rubbish. This epic 36-hour wave of green action coordinates clean up events at beaches, parks, rivers, and …

9 ways to reduce plastic in your school

9 ways to reduce plastic in your school

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See our full range of infographics with lots more tips for reducing plastic in your personal life and in the workplace. The recent wave of awareness about plastic pollution has led many schools to notice how much plastic waste they create, and to question whether this is an acceptable legacy to pass onto their students, our next generation. With plastic, …

9 ways to use less plastic as a festival-goer

9 ways to use less plastic as a festival-goer

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Summer is here which means it’s the season to head to a field to dance the weekend away in your wellies, listening to your favourite live acts. The UK hosts an incredibly eclectic mix of festivals every year, catering to all music tastes, but an enduring negative aspect in recent years has been the amount of plastic waste they generate. …

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A new book to empower professionals to make plastic reductions at work

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Our beautiful oceans are filling with plastic; devastating marine wildlife and disrupting fragile ecosystems. It is also shaping up to become a human health disaster. The only way to stem the flow is to stop plastic pollution at source. This means saying goodbye to single-use plastic and significantly reducing all other plastic usage. But how do we wean ourselves off …

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Can you make a difference to ocean plastic?

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I was looking at a pair of tiny green islands protruding from the Caribbean Sea. Our guide explained that they were far bigger below the surface – what we could see was just the tip of two underwater mountains, providing sheltered water where all manner of marine life thrived. I peered down at the shimmering sea. From where I stood, …

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What about bioplastics, biodegradable plastic and compostable plastic?

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There is a lot of confusion around different types of plant-based, biodegradable or compostable plastic and how eco-friendly they really are. In a nutshell, most of these types of plastic will NOT break down safely if they end up in the sea, or discarded as litter anywhere in nature, because they need specific conditions to decompose. This post aims to …

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 …