Beach Cleans are Back!

Over 55 volunteers attended our beach clean on 5 June 2021 on Hayling Island, Hampshire, spread out along around 2 miles of shoreline and footpaths. In just over two hours, in blazing sunshine, families and children collected 240 lbs – just over 100kg – of litter, including four shoes, crisp packets, sweet wrappers, a tyre,…

Plastic Free July Plogging!

Plogging, yes it’s a real word and it’s a real thing! It’s the combination of jogging and ‘plocka upp’, Swedish for ‘to pick up’. In a nutshell, plogging is jogging and quickly stopping to pick up litter while you go! It’s a great way to help clean up your local area while you exercise, and…

100 Days, 100 Litter Picks!

Starting on Tuesday June 1st 2021, we are going to litter-pick every day for 100 days! It began with a jokey suggestion over a cup of tea. ‘We could go litter picking every day for a month!’‘Erm – that’s not much? Maybe a year!’‘That’s a too much! How about 100 days?’‘We could do it in…

Portland Beach Clean with our Ambassadors!

By Hannah Bristow and Anna Carpenter Final Straw Foundation Ambassadors and members of the Olympic Sailing Team 2024 When we thought, just last week, that it was safe enough to run a beach clean for Easter we knew we were leaving it a bit late to advertise. People might have plans, or just not hear…

Easter Sunday Beach Clean Portland, Weymouth

Please join our amazing ambassadors, Hannah and Anna, members of the British Sailing Squad for an Easter Sunday Beach Clean with the family. Pop along for 10 minutes or an hour! When? Sunday 4th April 2021, 10:30am – 3:00pm Where? Meeting by the Frontline Coffee Shop, Lerret Rd, Portland DT5 1GB Any time at all…