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Get Involved with our Mission to Reduce Plastic Pollution

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If you’re inspired to make a meaningful difference to plastic pollution, we’d love your help! We’re very grateful for any support of our mission to see less plastic on our planet; by raising awareness of the issues with single-use plastic, and sharing practical tips and strategies to live and work with less plastic. If you’d like to get more involved with the Less Plastic …

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Planning to reduce plastic waste at work in 2020?

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Do your plans for 2020 include taking steps to reduce plastic waste at work? Plastic pollution is one of the biggest threats we face, yet it’s also one of the easiest for individuals and businesses to act upon. While plastic often appears to be the most convenient solution in the short-term; the long-term consequences of excessive plastic use are proving …

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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 …