The Fight for Fairer Fashion

By Guest Blogger, Tom Maclaren Fast fashion has captivated consumers around the globe for many years. This buzz phrase can be described as a method of design, manufacture and marketing of clothing that seeks to deliver large amounts of ‘on-trend’ clothing as cheaply as possible. Whilst at first glance this seems beneficial to buyers and…

New study highlights microplastics in our blood

By Guest Blogger, Tom Maclaren A study by Dutch scientists at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and the Amsterdam University Medical Centre has revealed microplastics in the bloodstream of just under 80% of their volunteer blood donors, as reported in the national and international press. Microplastics are what you’d imagine them to be – tiny plastic particles,…

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…

We are hiring!

Role: Final Straw Foundation Admin/Social Media Assistant Job Summary Salary:  £20,000 pro-rata per annumWork location: Work from home & occasionally Emsworth, Hampshire, UKHours per week: 10Contract type: Fixed term 6 months with potential to extendClosing date: 31st March 2022Interview dates: 4th & 5th April 2022 About Us: Share your passion for the natural environment, conservation and community. We are a…

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…