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 …

Video library

Here is a collection of song, craft and lesson plan videos on the theme of plastic and a plastic-free solutions. Enjoy! SONGS The videos here contain ideas for great songs to teach kids about how to change their habits as consumers. They can form part of your lesson on plastic oceans. TPR (Total Physical Response) is very …