a charity setup by kids, for kids
Hello! We’re Amy and Ella Meek, aged 17 and 15, and the founders of Kids Against Plastic!
Not long ago we came across the UN’s Global Goals and got inspired to do our bit for the planet, and after finding out about the negative effect single-use plastic is having on the environment, we launched the Kids Against Plastic campaign.
As climate change continues to loom over our heads, the negativity and sadness surrounding it can seem overwhelming. But it isn’t all doom and gloom. There are many individuals, groups…Read More
The Christmas break and the general lack of things we’re allowed to do these days presented us with an opportunity to do what we sometimes struggle to find the time…Read More
Did you know that 21st October every year is World Earthworm Day? Blackbirds, hedgehogs, foxes, frogs – they all need worms as part of their diet. But we need worms…Read More
TAKING STRIDES TO REDUCE YOUR CARBON FOOTPRINT Climate change is real, and while vaster solutions will require action on a global scale, there are many adaptations you can make to…Read More
The most wonderful time of the year. We plan months in advance, eat excessive amounts of delicious food, and spend our December days with our nearest and dearest. It is…Read More
Fast fashion, faster environmental disaster. As the second largest polluter across the globe, the fashion industry continues to have catastrophic effects on our environment. Not only do clothing factories contribute…Read More
Make curricula interactive – in person or online. Introduce sustainability and climate action topics in an engaging way in any class – from geography or biology, to foreign language, civics,…DOWNLOAD
Great British Beach Clean Source to Sea, is an exciting project from the Marine Conservation Society (MCS) taking place across the UK between Friday 18th and Friday 25th September 2020. This year, MCS are taking the learning inland, local and online, so you…DOWNLOAD
Annotated images to show the resources/ materials that are used to produce single-use plastic. A great resource to support discussion about single-use plasticDOWNLOAD
A matching activity to support research about four main greenhouse gases. Children can identify different sources of greenhouse gases and also discuss ways to reduce emissions. Images could be used…DOWNLOAD
Data (bar graph) to show the greenhouse gases produced by the plastic life cycle and projected emissions if plastic production continues. This resource can support data interpretation, making predictions and…DOWNLOAD