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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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Coronavirus proves we can act in a crisis, now we must do the same for climate change

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A one degree Celsius rise in body temperature could hospitalise a human. A temperature rise of two, three or four degrees could be deadly. Imagine if this were happening to…

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Envirotoy – a plastic free toy shop

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Why did we set up a plastic free toy shop? By Stuart Loach, founder of Envirotoy. In the summer of 2019 I was deciding the next path to take in…

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Fashion Revolution week

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Happy #fashionrevolutionweek! When it comes to environmental issues, fast fashion isn’t normally one that springs to mind, and yet it’s impact is not something to forget An estimated £140m worth…

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Learning about Climate Change

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Climate change is the long-term shift in average weather patterns across the world. Humans have contributed to the release of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases into the air through a range of practices, including burning fossil fuels, driving vehicles or industry. Scientists believe that this is contributing to increased global temperatures and long-term changes to climate. We have detailed a range of sources of information to support teachers and to support children with their own research and then we have directed to teaching and learning resources that can be used in the classroom, or for home learning.
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Be Plastic Clever – a book by kids, for kids

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Join teenage activists Amy and Ella Meek on their mission to rid the world of single-use plastics in this practical book, perfect for budding eco-warriors. Be Plastic Clever will teach young activists about the dangers of plastic pollution and climate change, but also to help them find their voice. Amy and Ella want their book to help young readers shout about the issues they are passionate about and inspire them to become young activists in their own right.
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72, 430 pieces of plastic picked-up

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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) to highlight just how much single-use plastic is in our environment; spoiling our…

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Allport Cargo Services become Plastic Clever

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Allport Cargo Services We’re delighted to announce Allport Cargo Services have achieved Plastic Clever Business status! Ramona is proud to have formed a dedicated and passionate team tasked with developing…

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Adele’s Plastic Clever marmalade stand!

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Our hearts are bursting 💕! Look at what the wonderful Adele has been up to – she’s been selling homemade marmalade to raise money for Kids Against Plastic. She’s only…

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Kids Against Plastic talk about plastic and the airline industry

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Recorded at Geneva airport before Amy and Ella headed back home after presenting at the Young Activist Summit at the UN HQ on December 10th 2019.

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Investigating Plastic Pollution in the Remote Islands of the Azores

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On a recent trip to the Portuguese islands of The Azores, the Kids Against Plastic team saw it not so much as a holiday, but an opportunity to investigate if...
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69, 407 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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Top Tips from Plastic ‘Free’ school, Georgeham Prmary

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We’re delighted to feature some useful tips and advice for schools looking to reduce their plastic consumption from Georgeham Primary School in Devon. Download the PDF below. Well done everyone…

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