Buy Nothing Day/ Black Friday

In the run-up to Black Friday, we will see more advertising on TV, the internet, social media, and even newspapers. When is s a good deal not really a good deal? When it kills the planet, as is the case with consumerism and the endless cycle of buying and discarding. The guys at The Story …

The problem with Econyl and Aquafil

This will probably be a very unpopular post. And I am OK with that. You may have heard that there is a new kind of clothing in town: clothes made from plastic bottles and ghost fishing nets. You may also have heard that the production of Aquafil and Econyl cuts carbon emissions to up to …

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 …

Links to other great websites

Here are some other websites that you will find useful: Lesson Plans Temanaotemoana British Council Kids against Plastic Bag It World Environment Day Afval op School Environment California The Story of Stuff Surf Rider Less Plastic Ocean Heroes  Taking Action Greenpeace Sea Shepherd The Ocean Cleanup Captain Planet Foundation Posters and Artwork B Alternative Thant …