New FREE online course on Marine Litter

An online course on the topic of Marine Litter is launching soon, thanks to the Open University of the Netherlands, in conjunction with the UN Environment Programme. Launching on October 26th 2020, it will be available in 10 languages. Best of all, it’s FREE. The MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) is a part of the Clean Seas …

Toothbrush swap!

After using my old plastic toothbrush for over two years, I finally changed over to a reduced plastic version! According to Colgate et al, you should change your toothbrush every three months!!! I have never done this because it sounds like such a great waste to me! And looking at the statistics online backs up …

Plastic IS political

THE TOP TEN The Top Ten Corporate Plastic Polluters in 2019 were (compiled by Break Free From Plastic): Coca-Cola, Nestlé PepsiCo  Mondelēz International Unilever Mars Procter & Gamble Colgate-Palmolive Phillip Morris, Perfetti Van Melle   It is NOT ENOUGH to act at the downstream end, and expect consumers to change when there is NO ALTERNATIVE …

Plastic: call to action!

It’s time for the Wednesday call to action! Our planet is facing serious environmental challenges brought about by consumerism, plastic pollution and the lack of regulation of global corporations. There are many causes to choose and support. However, most people find it easier to do nothing than to take the time to fight for what …