Drain Art Competition!

The results from our (slightly altered!) drain art competition are in. We have an incredible array of beautiful artwork from children from a number of schools across the area. Find out more!

Earth Day 2021

Today is Earth Day. In our book, it’s Earth Day everyday, but it’s great that Earth Day helps to concentrate the focus on our amazing world, the environmental issues it faces and how our everyday actions impact our beautiful blue planet. This blog post is dedicated to everyone who goes out of their way to…

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…

Duke of Edinburgh Award Superstar Students!

Welcome to our amazing Duke of Edinburgh volunteers! With our environment facing an unprecedented amount of plastic litter that is choking our oceans and causing untold dangers to wildlife, we at the Final Straw Foundation know just how important it is to keep this waste off our streets, beaches and parks. This is where we…

35 Year Old Crisp Packet Found During Beach Clean

We often find interesting items on our beach cleans, and our latest clean-up on Hayling Island had it’s own little surprise in store. Aside from the huge amount of microplastics, cotton bud sticks and plastic nurdles washed up in the recent storms, we found two items of food packaging that dated back over 30 years!…