Latest Plastic pollution posts


We Explain What Ocean Plastic Patches Are And How They Form

There are about 1.8 trillion pieces of plastic in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. Here's how they got there.


Why We Need To Stop Plastic Pollution Right Now

And some cool new initiatives helping to clean up our act.


This Market Uses Trash Instead Of Cash

The ‘Seaside Scavenge’ is revolutionising beach cleaning.


Are The World's Harshest Plastic Bag Bans Working?

In Kenya a business using plastic bags can be fined up to $38,000 USD. So have the harsh penalties created a country free from plastic bags?


Our Favourite Plastic Free July Moments

July is almost over but the plastic free revolution is still going strong


This South Pacific Island Of Rubbish Shows Why We Need To Quit Our Plastic Habit

Researchers have found nearly 38 million pieces of plastic rubbish on Henderson Island, one of the most remote islands on the planet.


Message In A Bottle: What Happens To Plastic Litter?

Ever wondered where litter ends up? This clever experiment is tracking plastic to show the impact of litter.


More Than Half Of The World's Seabirds Have Ingested Plastic. This Woman Is Trying To Change That.

For more than a decade, Lavers has been collecting data and documenting on the very real impacts of plastic pollution on ocean-foraging birds.


Microbeads: Why Two Years Is Too Long For A Ban

Would you like a side of chemical-laden micro beads with your fish?