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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.


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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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Steppes Beyond Festival legacy

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Recently, we went to the Steppes Travel Beyond Festival 2017; a festival that encourages us to explore the world on which we live and appreciate all it has to offer....
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Steppes Travel: Beyond festival

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The microphone crackled as I pulled it closer on its stand, trying to calm my nerves and make eye contact with the audience of 400. Above, the harsh white light...
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eXXpedition: the plan

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This summer we are travelling around the country with eXXpedition; a group of women that are trying the raise awareness of the negative effects that plastic can have on the human body. These female scientists, sailors, artists and film-makers will be sailing around Britain collecting samples of plastic in the ocean along the way.

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GUEST BLOG: Trade Machines

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This guest blog was written by Molly from Trade Machines. Take a look at their website or their awesome infographic! Want to help? Stop drinking bottled water! Unfortunately, if we...
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The Great British Spring Clean

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Keep Britain Tidy is a campaign aiming to keep the country clean of litter and has been doing so for 60 years. Their ambassador is Steve Backshall and he is…

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The UK Bottle Deposit Scheme – A Solution?

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We’ve seen the plastic bottle deposit scheme pushed a lot recently – Sky Ocean Rescue are campaigning to have it brought in, and the Daily Mail have said it ‘would solve the recycling crisis’. But we’ve got our doubts.

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Jack Johnson’s ‘Fragments’

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Plastic pollution is certainly becoming more widely know, with people such as Sky, Richard Branson, Ben Fogle and more recently singer-songwriter (and surfer) Jack Johnson chipping in and doing their bit to try and preserve our oceans before it’s too late.

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Talking at the Ocean festival

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We are proud to be talking on the Incredible Oceans stand at the Ocean Festival in London (16th – 19th February 2017). This annual festival takes place at the London Excel alongside a few other well-attended shows, such as the Telegraph Outdoor and Adventure Travel Show, the Bike show and the Triathlon show.

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#Refuse4Good

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We were really happy with the amount of people that got involved with our Refuse 4 July campaign last July. It was great to see the amount of people who...
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Kids Against Plastic – Our New Year’s Intentions

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We don’t think that we should wait until New Year to make a change – if you’re passionate enough about making a change to your lifestyle, why put it off…

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From Threat to Thread

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Finally, a large company has stepped up and decided it’s time to do their bit for the environment. Adidas (in partnership with Parley for the Oceans) has released it’s new…

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The recycling red herring

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Once we have finished our bottle of drink, what happens to the bottle that we discard? Only 20% of plastic bottles get put in the recycling bin; the rest of…

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