How to reduce your plastic footprint this Christmas

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...

Director of Education attends Careers Event at Gateaways School, Leeds

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,...

My trip to the world’s most polluted river. By Sacha Laws

Citarum River – Indonesia (Java) 14/10/2017 Last year I set myself a goal, I wanted to become educated about plastic pollution and the problems it can cause developing countries. I had already planned to travel in 2017 but I knew I wanted to make the experience...

Our thoughts on the Ocean Cleanup

We are being sent so many notifications about the launch of the Ocean Cleanup boom which claims to be able to clean-up the ‘Great Pacific Garbage Patch’ within 5 years. Whilst we would love this to be a huge success, we do have reservations, as do many in the...

Plastic problem tackled head on at RWM

With plastic pollution on consumer and business agendas, we at Plastic Oceans UK are delighted to be taking part at the RWM event and help ensure RWM truly shines a spotlight on the topic we are currently feeling the consequences of. RWM will take place on the 12th...