New ‘Borrow Brew’ scheme launching in Emsworth!

We are excited to announce the launch of a new ‘Borrow Brew’ scheme in Emsworth, where our charity is based. It is estimated that in the UK, we use 7 million disposable coffee cups every day. We’ll let that sink in for a minute. 7 million A DAY. This monstrous mountain of waste is an…

EA and Solent Forum launch new Solent Plastics Pollution Hub

We are pleased to be featured in the new Solent Plastics Pollution information hub, launched by the Environment Agency and independent coastal partnership, the Solent Forum. The web-based resource features guidance for new and existing groups, including group links, information on borrowing equipment, litter recycling and disposal, and local initiatives. Litter pickers can also join…

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…

Latest Beach Clean

Huge thanks to everyone that came along to a chilly beach clean at Warsash on the 28th of November. 55 amazing volunteers came along including Locks Heath Infants eco-warriors! We picked up 50kg of rubbish from the shore including a brand new Nike shoe, lots of fireworks-related waste, loads of spent shotgun cartridge shells, lots…

Fabulous new drain art designs brighten up local pavements!

In the depths of 2020, somewhere between lockdowns 1 and 2, we launched a competition open to school-age children to design artwork to try to persuade people not to drop litter on our local streets. We had seen similar projects in other countries, but not many in the UK, and were really keen to try…