Plastic Oceans UK was the first charity focused on plastics, and have been experts on the issue for nearly a decade.
Plastic pollution is crippling the earth’s ecosystems. More than 8 million tonnes of plastic enter the ocean every year. Our addiction to single-use is to blame.
We’re here to help combat plastic blindness. We provide easy ways to make a difference, as well as detailed materials so individuals and employees can discover the truth behind the plastic crisis. This will start to cultivate the right values to create a wave of change.
Learn more about our programmes
About Plastic Oceans
The Plastic Ocean Foundation UK is the founding organisation and a United Kingdom Registered Charity, registration number 1139843.Find out more
Our Education Programme
What sets us apart as an organisation is that we have a global view of the issue and have worked with scientists for 8 years, out on the ocean and in the laboratories.Find out more
The Importance of Science
Our team here in the UK has always believed that any information released by our Foundation is backed by peer-reviewed science and this was never more important than it was in the film.Find out more
Ten years ago this summer marks our first journey to the 'so-called' Great Pacific Garbage Patch. Ready to film for our documentary A Plastic Ocean, we joined a team of scientists expecting to encounter a vast island of floating plastic “twice the size of Texas”. On...
Knowing what you can and can't recycle is hard enough on a daily basis. But when it comes to Christmas, a lot of people struggle to know what they can and can't throw into the recycling bin. We're giving you six areas to think about when it comes to your plastic...
Plastic Oceans are honoured to have been chosen as this year’s Charity of Choice by The Gateways School, Leeds. As recipients of their fundraising achievements, we will continue to deliver our mission through education, science and policy, and change attitudes,...