January To April 7 down

January To April 7 down

In the next year I hope to feature 12 UK based projects or people tackling the growing problems of plastic abuse. I already have  SEVEN!!!!


  1.  Ecothrifty is, (along with numerous other fantastic eco- challenges), is cutting her plastic consumption and getting ready for plastic free July.
  2. Hisbe are helping those who want to be plastic free by selling products loose and unpackaged
  3. Willian Gubbins and the boys are illustrating the problems of plastic pollution via this witty project and webpage because Everything You Buy Is Rubbish
  4.  Ecotales film makers, bird builders, and educators. They are currently putting together a book of anti-plastic poems written by children with an introduction  written by David Attenborough.
  5.  Natracare who provide ladies with organic and plastic free menstrual products. Thank you!
  6. Bag a Surf – tracking world-wide rubbish. You pick it, he pins it.
  7. Rae Straus of Zero Waste and organiser of the Zero waste week. She appeared alongside Jeremy Irons in the film Trashed.
  8. Vegware
  9. award winning makers of compostable disposables


If you have a project you think should be included, do this.


And of course a big thanks to all the team buddies who put their names to the prototype project and helped it get the directory off the ground

  • Plastic is rubbish – boycotting plastic, finding alternatives. One of the first plastic free blogs out there and years later they have amassed an impressive list of plastic free alternatives to everyday products
  • Karen Cannard columnist, broadcaster & creator of influential Rubbish Diet. She will help you to get your bin in shape.
  • Cofo produce bags creators of delightfully stylish reusable cotton produce bags.
  • Global Ocean. A charity that raises awareness about plastic pollution and designs teachers aids
  • Give Me Tap – water bottle, water refill & water aid. Edwin Broni-Mensah the founder of the scheme was named by GQ as one of the next young men to influence the next 25 years.
  • Ecoforce, recycled plastic cleaning products. Giving new life to plastic trash.
  • Mandy Barker is photographing trash and raising awareness in Hong Kong amongst other projects.
  • Jo Atherton is weaving with marine flotsam and exhibiting worldwide.


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