Action 320: Be a plastic beachcomber

Date: 16 November Action: 320 Cost of taking action: NIL   If we all did this, our beaches would be better for everyone Today’s action is one to take the next time you are at the beach. Simply resolve to pick up a few pieces of plastic waste; sadly, wherever (read more …)

Action 295: Minimise your microplastic and nanoplastic “footprint”

Date: 22 October Action: 295 Cost of taking action: £/$/€ NIL   By our guest author Divya Hari in Singapore Understanding what happens to plastic when it is discarded is crucial. Do you know about microplastics and nanoplastics? Plastic, being cheap and versatile, is pervasively used in packaging, a wide (read more …)

Action 288: Ask your politicians to take note of what Greenland did this summer

Date: 15 October Action: 288 Cost of taking action: £/$/€ NIL   Fossil fuels: a recent announcement from Greenland could prove to be a significant step This summer, Greenland made a very interesting announcement. The government there has decided to no longer issue licenses to permit exploration for gas and (read more …)

Action 285: Take your child to an aquarium

Date: 12 October Action: 285 Cost of taking action: £/$/€ MED   From our guest author Jasmin Harrison in Australia Childhood experiences shape our thinking and attitude – including about the environment When was the last time you visited an aquarium? Today’s action is simple and fun – take your (read more …)

Action 275: Send some packaging back to a manufacturer

Date: 02 October Action: 275 Cost of taking action: £/$/€ NIL/POSTAGE   This gentle piece of activism could be quite powerful if we take collective action How often have you found yourself frustrated at the amount or non-recyclable nature of a particular product’s packaging? This is an easy way to (read more …)

Action 244: Gross! Don’t leave nappies on the beach

Date: 01 September Action: 244 Cost of taking action: £/$/€ NIL   From our guest author Jasmin Harrison in Australia Please don’t leave your dirty nappies on a beach (Or anywhere else for that matter … it’s really gross! … Ed) Unfortunately disposable nappies and disposable swim nappies have become (read more …)