5 Ps to be a plastic game changer

5 steps to become a plastic game changer

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Most of us are now aware of the devastating impact of excessive global plastic consumption on our oceans. We’ve seen shocking images of albatross chicks with plastic in their stomachs and turtles eating plastic bags, or we’ve noticed the increase in plastic pollution on our local patch – in our streets, parks, rivers and beaches. We’re all responsible for this mess …

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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 …

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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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I have exciting news! I’ve just finished the outline for a brand new book I’m working on to enable eco-conscious change makers to make a HUGE difference to the ocean plastic crisis by reducing plastic in their organisation. The working titles of the book are: Plastic Game Changer: The definitive guide to cutting plastic in your organisation Or Plastic Game Changer: …

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 huge impact by persuading your organisation to use less plastic – and we’re here to help you with your mission. Our talks and workshops share our 5 steps to become a Plastic Game Changer framework, which will enable you to accelerate your organisation’s plastic reduction efforts …

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. In alphabetical order, the translations so far are…   ALBANIAN   BURMESE   CHINESE – SIMPLIFIED   CHINESE – TRADITIONAL …