Category: Plastic pollution

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Blockage Busters and Litter Heroes

Children send a clear message to adults We invited young people from across the catchment to take part in our design-a-poster competition. Supported by Yorkshire Water, the object of the competition was to design a… continue reading

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Litter Picking – Helping the Environment Instantaneously

We’ve all seen it at one time or another… The stray plastic bag, pirouetting towards a bird’s nest before taking flight in its aspirational journey to the great Pacific garbage patch. A journey which defies… continue reading

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Microplastics in our rivers

Microplastics. What are they? How do we prevent them? Research conducted by the University of Leeds earlier this year, found that water treatment plants were contributing 75% more microplastics being found in rivers in the… continue reading