Joining 1% for the Planet

1% for the Planet was created to ensure our planet and future generations thrive. This ethos aligns perfectly with our work at the Final Straw Foundation. Our planet and the future come first. 1% for the Planet is a global movement that inspires and brings together businesses and individuals to support environmental charities, non-profits and…

New collaboration helps clear over 5,000kg of litter from local area

2021 saw the start of an exciting new collaboration for FSF. Over the last seven months, we have partnered with South Central Probation Service Community Payback Teams and through this collaboration, nearly 2000 hours of litter picking have been successfully completed. We estimate that over an incredible 5,000kg of waste (predominantly single-use plastics) have been…

First recipients of Single-Use Plastic Free Bronze Certification announced!

We are thrilled to announce the first business, sailing club and marina to receive our bronze certification award in association with The Green Blue. This new standard highlights the responsible and innovative practices and products used by organisations in the recreational boating industry. To date, 40+ organisations from all over the UK have registered to…

Accreditation Scheme Launched!

A few weeks ago, we were thrilled to launch our new Single-Use Plastic-Free Accreditation Scheme for marine-based clubs, centres and businesses developed in collaboration with the Green Blue. So far, we have seen 20 sign-ups for the scheme, including sailing clubs, marinas and marine businesses, which is fantastic. You can find out more about the…