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.
10 years on, we look back at Jo Ruxton’s first interview with Sir David Attenborough.
He recounts being born into a “new era” of plastic, yet his generation’s lack of foresight at how “it cannot be thrown away”.
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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
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