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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 …

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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, …

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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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 …