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Kids Against Plastic

Raising awareness of the negative effects of petroleum plastic on the environment.

 

Kids Against Plastic

Raising awareness of the negative effects of petroleum plastic on the environment.

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W ant to find out more about our campaign and what we’ve been up? Or discover some facts about plastic?

Search the posts below to find some inspiration for what you can do next.

And if you want to write a guest post, we’d love to hear from you.


Featured Post

TEDx Exeter 2018

We were honoured to be asked to give a TEDx at Exeter – one of the biggest TEDx events in Europe. Our talk was about how we think people should not try and be plastic free (cos that’s pretty impossible), but instead to become Plastic Clever. We hope you enjoy it.

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65, 890 pieces of plastic picked up to-date!

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One of our on-going campaigns is to pick up 100,000 pieces of single-use plastic (mainly the BIG 4) ... here's our latest update.
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KAP try going plastic free!

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Ella (presenter of Sky Kids’ FYI – a weekly news programme for kids) and her sister (co-founder of charity Kids Against Plastic) were challenged by the FYI team to avoid…

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Emma joins the KAP team

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We were so excited to get an email from Emma expressing interest in getting involved with KAP. Emma is already very active with Surfers Against Sewage, but is keen to lead her school to becoming a Plastic Clever School in her role as a Kid Against Plastic.
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Gedling Country Park are Plastic Clever

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Working Gedling Borough Council In 2018, Kids Against Plastic presented their vision of a Plastic Clever Council to a full council meeting at the Gedling Civic Centre. It was well received...
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Plastic Free Christmas Decorations

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Here are some plastic-free Christmas tree decorations you can have a go at making - they are ideal for a gift for somebody, or for your own tree. Also featured...
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#NObutts infograph

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Here is an infographic we've been working on for a while to raise awareness of cigarette butts, both as a source of plastic litter but also as a threat to our health and freshwater and marine life. We've split this infographic across 3 sides of A4 so that you can easily print them out and trim them before making a large version of this information for your classroom or display boards.
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Microfibres – problem and solution pt 2

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Part 2 of a two-part blog post about plastic microfibres that are shed from our everyday clothing and the impact they have on our rivers and oceans. Check out this...
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Microfibres – problem and solution

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Plastic microfibres from our clothes are a big BIG problem. So, we are really happy that there is a company that is trying to reduce this problem on a bigger scale through its washing machine filters. Find out more.
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Isobel joins the Hall of Fame

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Isobel finds single-use plastic as annoying and frustrating as we do, and like us, thinks that it's important to actually try and do something about it.
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Chris and Adam pick up 112 pieces of plastic

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It was really nice to receive an email from two boys called Chris and Adam (aged 12 and 10 respectively) telling us about their litter pick. We love hearing about other fellow Kids Against Plastic and the hard work they are putting in to keep their local areas litter free, particularly free of plastic rubbish.
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KAP speak at Global Aviation Sustainability Summit

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When ATAG (Air Transport Action Group) invited Amy and Ella to speak about single-use plastics at the Global Aviation Sustainability Summit in Geneva in October 2018, the Kids Against Plastic…

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Tell Everybody

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There's never been a more appropriate time to remind everybody about the UN Global Goals and the need to learn about them, raise awareness, and most importantly ... to DO something.
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