Tackling Plastics with Live Here Love Here

Created on: Friday, 05 November 2021. Posted in: News

Tackling Plastics with Live Here Love Here

The problem

  • One million marine animals die every year due to plastic pollution
  • A truck load of plastic enters our oceans every single minute
  • In Northern Ireland alone, nearly 80% of litter found on our beaches
  • contains plastic*

We’ve all heard these figures and seen the upsetting images, but what can we do about it?


The solution

We all need to do our bit to tackle pointless plastic – be part of the solution and tackle plastic in your workplace.

Adopt this easy to follow toolkit to help implement your CSR strategy.

We have 5 easy steps for you to follow. Take action now!


Are you a business that wants to tackle pointless plastic, but isn't sure where to start? Contact christine.chambers@keepnorthernirelandbeautiful.org for your free Tackling Plastic Business Toolkit.   

The toolkit takes you through 5 easy steps to tackle pointless plastic in the workplace. It includes templates and articles to help you be business ready for future legislation on the banning/reduction of single-use plastics.

On completion of the 5 steps, you'll receive a certificate and sticker to show you're doing your bit to tackle pointless plastic. Your business will also be added to our interactive map showcasing local businesses 'doing good' and on social.

If you're part of a business association where a number of businesses complete the toolkit, we can provide free outdoor advertising to help promote the business community taking sustainable actions. To help support business communities back up and running after COVID-19 lockdown.

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