37,430 pieces of plastic litter picked up to date!
We’re aiming to pick up 100,000 plastic bottles, lids, cups, straws (and microplastics) from all around the globe – beaches, forests, road-sides, anywhere we find them. Along with others who wish to help us reach our total, and do their bit for the planet, we’re making progress – all of which is recorded in this blog post.
This summer we are travelling around the country with eXXpedition; a group of women that are trying the raise awareness of the negative effects that plastic can have on the human body. These female scientists, sailors, artists and film-makers will be sailing around Britain collecting samples of plastic in the ocean along the way.
It’s the middle of July and we’re managing to keep up with our plastic free lifestyle! We have been keen to refuse the Big Four Polluters (plastic bags, coffee cups, straws, and bottles) for a while now but have tried to avoid buying all single-use plastic. This is not an easy task but having reusuables like our Klean Kanteen products from Whitby and Co has helped.
Last week we helped out on the Incredible Oceans stand as part of the Ocean festival at the London Excel. We were there to help out and spread the word about how plastic is affecting our environment; we ran our Water Table for the three days as well as doing our talks and song twice a day.