8th May Plastic-Free Day!

This year we are coordinating a Plastic-Free Day on the 8th May. What’s it all about? We are encouraging schools, businesses, groups and individuals to sign up to our Plastic-Free Day on the 8th May, Sir David Attenborough’s 93rd birthday! To take part, you need to refuse single-use plastics for the day – so it…

Wicor Primary School Superstars!

We have been working with Wicor Primary School, who are very dedicated to reducing their environmental footprint and reducing plastic waste. Here is a post written by the children that has gone onto their school blog, which we are reproducing here! Interview with Bianca Carr, Final Straw Solent We have a strong environmental curriculum through…

Balloons don’t go to heaven…

It’s devastating to lose someone close to you, and we extend our condolences to anyone that has lost someone recently. It’s a natural part of the grieving process to want to come together to say goodbye, whether as part of a funeral or event to pay respects. However we still keep seeing reports on social…

Fabulous school children!

So far this term, we have been into 11 local schools to give assemblies. With an average of between 200 – 400 children in each school, that means that we’ve reached in the region of 3,000 children this term already, talking about how we can all do our bit to reduce the amount of pointless…

First Beach Clean of 2019!

On Sunday 6th January we held our first beach clean of 2019. It was a bit of an impromptu event, as we had been informed earlier in the week by one of our regular volunteers that unfortunately someone had let off plastic confetti cannons by the beach down by the Ferryboat Pub on Hayling Island….