Introducing the plastic free Easter
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With Easter nearly upon us, it’s about time we talked plastic free Easter ideas. Even for those sweet toothed amongst us, a plastic free Easter is entirely possible! Just look for the treats that come in foil, or foil and card only. We are spotting less and less plastic on the shelves this Easter, so…

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12 Days of (Plastic Free) Christmas
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Christmas can be a wasteful time of year with mindless overconsumption, food and plastic waste. To help provide a little inspiration for the festive period we’ve teamed up with IDidSomethingGreen and put together the ’12 Days of Plastic Free Christmas’ for some eco-friendly alternatives and ways to waste less before, during and after the big...
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Turf wars: why choose the real thing
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You may have noticed the prolific rise of unnaturally perfect lawns popping up across the island – but did you know that artificial grass is made of plastic? Coincidentally, as we began researching the impact of artificial turf, a podcast was published by the BBC’s Costing The Earth series. We have summarised the reasons why natural…

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Media Release: E&I asked to ‘be bold’ and enforce a ban on plastic carrier bags
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Media Release: E&I asked to ‘be bold’ and enforce a ban on plastic carrier bags A petition started by Plastic Free Guernsey titled ‘Ban plastic carrier bags in Guernsey’ has gained more than 6,300 signatures. The charity is now requesting The Committee for Environment & Infrastructure introduce a ban on all plastic carrier bags. The...
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Environmenstrual Week
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Environmenstrual Week Ladies, it’s time to talk.  The Women’s Environmental Network’s Environmenstrual Week of Action is taking place from 12 - 19th October and we know that periods can be a tricky thing to talk about, despite our feminist urges and ideals. That’s why we have decided to share with you, our thoughts and experiences...
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Plastic Free Holidays
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Plastic Free Holidays With the summer holidays fast approaching, many of us will now be making that long list of essentials we obviously can’t holiday without, taking the long journey into town to hastily make our most important of purchases, drawn in by clever marketing and an urge to buy everything in miniature to save...
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Boomerang Bags
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Boomerang Bags Dedicated community groups, schools, businesses and volunteers get together to make re-useable ‘Boomerang Bags’ using recycled materials as a means to replace plastic bags. Through Boomerang Bags we start conversations, make friends, up-cycle materials and work towards shifting society’s throw away mentality to a more sustainable revolution of re-use ― one community, needle...
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Plastic Free Pop-up
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Plastic Free Pop-Up! Exciting news with the first ever PFG pop up shop! Taking place 17th - 22nd June at the OSA pop up shop, Smith Street. Although you may have seen us previously at a number of local events, showcasing various products to help you live a life less wasteful, this time, for one...
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Rebirth of the plastic free picnic
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Rebirth of the plastic free picnic With the sun now shining, fair weather picnic season has officially arrived! It must be part of our British heritage that brings out the urge to picnic as soon as the weather turns. We all have our staple picnic foods - little sandwiches cut into triangles, fancy crisps, maybe...
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Refill Guernsey
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Refill Guernsey In 2018, local youngster Destiny wanted to do something about the numerous discarded plastic bottles littered on our shores. Thanks to her, we've seen the island-wide roll-out of Refill Guernsey! Thanks to Destiny's passion, we teamed up with Guernsey Water, Guernsey Waste and City to Sea's Refill campaign to encourage people to swap plastic...
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