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 …

back to school ecofriendly healthy lunches

6 back to school essentials for healthy, eco-friendly lunches

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Whether you’re getting organised for back to school, or returning to work after your summer holiday, it’s worth considering whether your choice of lunchtime food and drink containers will be exposing you, and your family, to unnecessary health risks. Whilst it’s tempting to choose the most affordable (i.e. cheap plastic) items for school lunch boxes, it’s also very important to …

6 of the best stylish, affordable, eco-friendly gifts

6 affordable, eco-friendly gift ideas for children or adults

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Birthdays, Christmas, anniversaries, and other special occasions come around quickly, and it can be hard to think of original, meaningful, or useful presents to give our loved ones – especially if you, or the recipient, would prefer an eco-friendly gift. We’re great fans of giving experiences, rather than possessions – because the positive memory of spending special time together, or …

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 …

Protect the Place you Love

New eco-friendly website tackling plastic pollution in the ocean…

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We’re excited to have just launched our brand new website, www.lessplastic.co.uk – offering eco and health-conscious customers a range of stylish, healthy, planet-friendly alternatives to single-use plastic for food and drink on-the-go, to tackle the massive issue of plastic pollution in our oceans. For most of us, a coffee to-go features fairly regularly in our weekly routine, however when we pause to consider …

Plastic bag free Kingsbridge

Working to make our local town plastic bag-free…

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Here at Less Plastic HQ we are always looking for ways we can help reduce the amount of plastic pollution that ends up in the sea, and washing up on our beautiful local beaches. We recently read that according to the Ocean Conservancy, plastic bags are the fourth most commonly found litter washed up on beaches. This statistic got us thinking about what a difference it …