100,000 volunteers x 10 miles for the Million Mile Clean

Surfers Against Sewage are excited to introduce our new campaign: The Million Mile Clean. Created in response to the pandemic, the Million Mile Clean connects your beach, street, river and mountain cleaning action. Running throughout the year, we aim to inspire, empower and support 100,000 volunteers walking 10 miles whilst cleaning the places they love. It will be the biggest and most impactful clean up event ever! 100,000 volunteers x 10 miles each = 1 million miles. According to new research [1]: Over half of Brits (54%) think COVID-19 has…

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Canary Wharf is the World’s First Commercial Centre to be Awarded Plastic Free Communities Status By Surfers Against Sewage

On World Environment Day, Wednesday 5 June 2019, Canary Wharf Group plc has been awarded Plastic Free Communities Approved status by marine conservation charity Surfers against Sewage; in recognition of its work to reduce single-use plastic at Canary Wharf. Canary Wharf is the first district in London to achieve this sought-after status and is the world’s first Plastic Free Commercial Centre to be recognised by Surfers against Sewage. In June 2018, Canary Wharf Group launched Breaking The Plastic Habit Programme to remove single-use plastic from the Estate. Highlights include: Over…

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Canary Wharf Group set to become World’s First Plastic Free Commercial Centre as it joins forces with Surfers Against Sewage

Canary Wharf Group set to become World’s First Plastic Free Commercial Centre as it joins forces with Surfers Against Sewage Canary Wharf Group is proud to announce that they have committed to becoming a Plastic Free Community as the next step in their 12-month #BreakingThePlasticHabit campaign, making them the first commercial centre to take part in the Surfers Against Sewage led initiative. The new initiative has been informed by its World Environment Day activities in June, which included a plastic audit across the Estate, and its ground-breaking plastics panel debate.…

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Surfers Against Sewage produce powerful campaign film highlighting Ocean Plastic Pollution

Ocean plastic pollution is one of the biggest global environmental threats of our age. It’s time to take a stand against throwaway plastic culture that is feeding the rise of Wasteland, a new ‘super-power’ threatening the world. There is a new ‘continent’ in the Pacific, a continent so vast and impenetrable that no explorer has yet fully mapped it. It’s called Wasteland. It has its allies grouping in the North Atlantic and other oceans gyres. Wasteland was not forged by a shift in tectonic plates, but simply, by us –…

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