Reflecting on Plastic-Free July

July is an important month for us as a charity, a chance for us to use our voices to make a difference, as we celebrate Plastic-Free July. This year, we decided to launch a campaign to inform and educate our followers, by creating videos, and sharing ways to reduce the use of single-use plastics. We…

Solent Wildlife Series: Part 1, Habitats

By Hannah Cooper, Final Straw Foundation Intern We love wildlife – our goal is to protect it from the human impacts of littering and pollution.  But what sort of wildlife are we protecting through our beach cleans and campaigning? The South Coast and the Solent are home to so many amazing species that we are…

We are hiring – Outreach Assistant!

APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED – THANK YOU. Role: Final Straw Foundation Outreach Assistant Job Summary Salary:  £20,000 pro rata per annum (equates to £8,165 per annum gross)Work location: Emsworth, HampshireHours per week: 20 hours p/w, term time only, with an additional 6 days spread throughout the school holidays.Contract type: Fixed term 1 yearClosing date: 1st September 2022Interview dates: 6th & 7th September 2022…

Fundraise or Donate!

Please click on the button below to be taken to our Just Giving page where you can donate to our charity. Every donation allows us to continue our inspiring and practical work to protect our coastlines and countryside from the blight of plastic pollution. Donations are an incredible way for you to show your support…

Evidence of microplastics carrying pathogens in our oceans

By Hannah Cooper, Final Straw Foundation Intern The dangers of microplastics to the marine environment are no stranger to us. From choking and starving marine life, to becoming entangled in habitats and creatures themselves. But could a new-found threat from microplastics pose a wider concern to both lives on land and at sea? A new…