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Let’s not live in hope. Let’s take action. BE the change.

Let’s not live in hope. Let’s take action. BE the change.

“Adults keep saying, ‘we owe it to the young people to give them hope’. But I don’t want your hope. I don’t want you to be hopeful. I want you to p...
How to start the ‘no single-use plastic’ journey in 2019

How to start the ‘no single-use plastic’ journey in 2019

Here's our top 10 tips to help you do your bit in 2019, as together, we work towards solving the plastic pollution problem.
Five Ways to End our Disposable Way of Life

Five Ways to End our Disposable Way of Life

Human beings are going to drown in their own waste. This is waste that has been accumulating over the past 50 odd years caused by our conversion to a lifestyle of convenience, consumerism and planned obsolescence but there are ways we can end our disposal way of life.

Living without single use plastic

Living without single use plastic

You are probably very aware that plastic pollution is everywhere. But did you know that it is entering our food chain and we are now consuming it in more ways than one. I came across a scary statistic the other day saying by 2050 there will be more plastic in the ocean than marine life!
Why 'Bag' the Plastic Bag?

Why 'Bag' the Plastic Bag?

Plastic bags have become such a convenient item in our lives that imagining life without them is a little bit confronting. After all what will we use to line the rubbish bin with if we don’t have supermarket plastic bags to reuse?
Less is More

Less is More

“They just don’t make things like they use to”, I mutter to myself all too often and I thought that was my parent’s era that couldn’t get over that one. But everyday I become more astounded by nothing lasting and how we have all happily accepted this ‘disposable’ lifestyle that is clearly costing us in some many ways.