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Global Campaign to Bring Your Own Reusables

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To celebrate World Oceans Day 2020, Less Plastic UK has teamed up with the network partners at the International Waste Platform to launch a global multi-lingual campaign to reduce single-use plastic waste in the hospitality and retail sectors. Together we have created a window sticker/poster in several different languages to help restaurants, fast food chains, take-away providers, cafés, shops, supermarkets, …

9 reasons we need more nature

9 reasons we need more nature

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Our #LessPlastic #MoreNature infographics are designed to highlight simple ways we can ALL get involved in regenerating nature – whether as individuals, schools, businesses or communities. Please feel free to share them far and wide! At the time of writing, it’s spring 2020 (in the northern hemisphere) and nature has emerged from its annual slumber with an explosion of blossom, …

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Evolving beyond ‘less bad’ to ‘more good’

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This spring Less Plastic CIC invites you to join the call for More Nature. In the coming weeks, we’ll be launching a new series of educational infographics sharing WHY we need more nature in our lives and WHAT simple actions you can take to proactively regenerate nature in your corner of the planet. See our brand new infographic ‘9 reasons …

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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 …

9 ways to reduce plastic in your business

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 …