Reusable Coffee Cups donated to QA Hospital

In November 2018 we had a message from one of the staff members in the paediatric department at The Queen Alexandra Hospital in Cosham, Portsmouth. She asked if we had any suggestions of cheap suppliers to help them reduce the number of single-use coffee cups used by visitors and the staff themselves in the department,…

Sea Bin, See Change Event

We were really excited to take part in our second Sea Bin, See Change event on the 30th November. These events are hosted by The University of Portsmouth and Capturing Our Coast, and included plastic related talks, Q&A stalls from contributors around the UK. Lissie from our team gave a presentation about the work that…

Boomerang Bags reducing the use of single-use plastic bags

We are incredibly excited to be rolling out the ‘Boomerang Bag’ scheme in our home town of Emsworth, and are hoping that it will spread all along the Solent region! Boomerang Bags are made up by local people with off cuts of material and left in shops for shoppers to borrow and bring back when…

Last orders!

We only have a few of our discounted Chilly’s water bottles available, so if you want one you need to order soon! We have neon yellow 500ml and the larger 750ml pastel green bottles left. You can order yours here: https://finalstrawsolent.fws.store/product/fss-reusable-chillys-water-bottle Thanks!

Read all about it! Our first six monthly newsletter is online now!

It’s been such a busy six months for us here at the Final Straw Solent. Beach cleans, schools outreach, beach cleans, meeting with councils and key local stakeholders – you can read a summary of it all in the document below. A huge thanks to EACH and EVERY person, business and community group that has…