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…

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…