The Nurdle Hurdle

What Are Nurdles and How Do They Harm Our Environment? By Beth Raffell, Guest Blogger Plastic pollution is everywhere, found in all shapes and sizes across our parks, gardens, coastlines and in our oceans. But have you heard about nurdles? Nurdles can be described as small plastic pellets that are about the size of a…

Halloween. How to avoid scary amounts of waste!

Fancy Dress Costumes Every year, we buy thousands of new Halloween Costumes. These are often made from polyester or other synthetic plastic fibres. And every year, huge numbers of these costumes are thrown away. In fact, a study in 2017 estimated that the previous year, a whopping 7 million costumes were disposed of in the…

Big Fish ‘Nellie’ visits Chichester Cathedral

Our big fish, Nellie, is currently visiting the grounds of Chichester Cathedral, raising awareness of the impact of plastic pollution on our oceans and wildlife. Nellie has been moving around the local area since 2019. It will be in the Cathedral grounds throughout October. It is made from scrap metal, including old trailer parts and…

Life In Plastic… Is it fantastic?

The Secret Life of Microplastics By Beth Raffell, Guest Blogger Microplastics are found in every area of our modern world, getting into those hard-to-reach or unexpected places ranging from our food, to our environment and are even found within the human body. Microplastics are very tiny pieces of plastic that are typically considered to be…

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…