Help us stop plastic reaching the oceans within a generation

We work with businesses, scientists, schools and policy-makers to change attitudes and behaviours towards plastic

Plastic Oceans UK have been experts on the issue for a decade, and are solving the crisis through our science, education and sustainability programmes.

More than 8 million tonnes of plastic enter the ocean each year, and our addiction to single-use is to blame. It’s not an option to let that statistic worsen.

Join us in moving the needle today. Be part of the prevention, rather than the cure.

How can you get involved?


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