Waitrose & Partners and Hubbub are delighted to announce the 5 winning projects that will be funded by Plan Plastic: The Million Pound Challenge. From a pool of 150 inspiring applications, these are the five projects chosen by the Panel as the most innovative, impactful and interesting approaches to tackling plastic pollution. Read about them below. Visit again in 6 months’ time to see how they are getting on.
Blue Marine Foundation: Safegear
Preventing fishing gear being lost at sea by attaching it to beacons
Onion Collective & Biohm: community bio-recycling
Building the world’s first community-led bio recycling plant
Plymouth Marine Laboratory: Mussel power
Removing marine microplastics using mussel power
Women’s Environmental Network & City to Sea: Environmenstrual
Promoting plastic-free periods
Youth Hostel Association: Message in a bottle
Installing 60 refill stations at YHAs to stop single use plastic bottles
Have a look at some of the other excellent organisations that applied and see what they are doing to tackle plastic pollution and how you can get involved.