Tag Archives : Britain’s Ocean City Plan For Plastics


Partners launch new Plastics Code of Conduct

A new code of conduct to help businesses, community organisations and individuals cut down on single use plastics has been launched by partners in Plymouth. The Plan for Plastics Code of Conduct was launched jointly by members of the Plymouth, Britain’s Ocean City Plastics Taskforce and Devon and Plymouth Chamber of Commerce at the Chamber’s […]


Plymouth awarded plastic free status in recognition of fight against plastic pollution

Campaigners in Plymouth are celebrating as the city has been awarded Plastic Free Community status in recognition of the hard work of partners across the city to reduce single use plastics and tackle plastic pollution. The accolade was confirmed by Surfers Against Sewage, and comes on the anniversary of Plymouth achieving Plastic Free Communities status […]


Plastics Taskforce Group meeting update March 2019

Partners in Plymouth are continuing to work hard to tackle plastics pollution and reduce single use plastics in the city. The Plymouth, Britain’s Ocean City Plastics Taskforce held its quarterly meeting on 19 March 2019. At the meeting, the Taskforce heard updates from all of the theme leads: AVOID – A Plastic free schools event is […]


Join Plymouth’s biggest ever spring clean!

Plymouth’s residents are being encouraged to take part in the city’s biggest ever volunteer tidy up as part of this year’s Great British Spring Clean. Plymouth City Council is backing the national Keep Britain Tidy led campaign, which runs from 22 March to 23 April, which will see up to half a million people taking […]


Plymouth to trial innovative new Sea Bin to tackle plastic pollution

A new ‘Sea Bin’ is to be trialled as part of the city’s ongoing commitment to tackle plastic pollution. A Sea Bin is a floating rubbish bin that can capture annually 90,000 plastic bags, 35,700 disposable cups or 16,500 plastic bottles. It is one of the latest projects to be developed to support the Plymouth, […]


Water refill points planned to help reduce single use plastics

New drinking water fountains could soon be available in Plymouth, as part of the city’s ongoing work to tackle plastic pollution and reduce single use plastics. Plymouth City Council is working with South West Water to review how tap water refill points could be made more freely available in public places, and the plan is […]