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Challenge your school

Our planet is being poisoned by plastic. The vast amount in our oceans has become an environmental emergency as a direct result of our throw away society. That’s why I’m supporting the Marine Conservation Society’s Plastic Challenge. Don’t just get depreseed about plastic - stop using it!

Simon Reeve

What’s Single-Use Plastic (SUP)? Download our curriculum-linked learning outlines to introduce 5-11 year olds to the environmental impact of single-use plastics and ways to reduce their use. There are all sorts of activities you could do with your students at school to spread the single-use plastic message.

You could host a single-use plastic-free:

Actions you can take

  1. Download our 'Living without single-use Plastic' guide
  2. Join the Plastic Challange
  3. Visit our 'Cool Seas' education discovery centre

Did you know?…

Plastic has been found in the stomachs of almost all marine species including fish, birds, whales, dolphins, seals and turtles

Litter has increased by 135% since 1994, with plastics increasing by a staggering 180%

We removed 568,000 pieces of litter from our coasts in one year

Stop the plastic tide

Support our appeal to turn the tide on plastics.

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