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When turning away is not an option

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We’d just popped to the beach for a quick walk in the winter sunshine, with a long list of weekend chores in the back of our minds. A busy road runs along the top of the beach, so the dog was on the lead until we reached the shore, but as soon as we let her off, she bounded straight …

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Less Plastic Shopping: Easy Swaps that Reduce Plastic Waste

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We’re always being asked what products we use to reduce plastic pollution. So we decided to create a Less Plastic Shopping Guide to share our favourite product swaps that have helped us to use less plastic in our daily lives, and dramatically reduce the plastic waste we create. Compared to just a few years ago, there is now a huge …

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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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Sounds of the Sea reveal ocean plastic pollution

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We’re excited to announce that Less Plastic has teamed up with Ruport Creative Agency, from Krasnodar, in Southern Russia, not far from the Black Sea. (We are a non-profit organisation from South Devon, in the United Kingdom, close to the English Channel.) We’ve taken the opportunity to blend our different ideas, language, geography, and culture to create a unique way …

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 …

9 ideas for gifts with less plastic

9 ideas for gifts with less plastic

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Whether you’re looking for eco-friendly Christmas gifts, ethical birthday presents, or a plastic-free token of appreciation for any occasion – we’ve got you covered. Our handy less plastic gift guide will help you navigate the sea of plastic-encased offerings to pick out presents that are original, thoughtful, meaningful or wonderful! Here are 9 of our favourite ideas for gifts with …

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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 …