Let's Go Plastic Free

by Owen Thomas in St. Stephen, England, United Kingdom

Let's Go Plastic Free
We did it
On 16th May 2018 we successfully raised £105 with 14 supporters in 28 days

Our aim is to set up a social enterprise to encourage more people to switch from single use plastic bottles to recycle plastic water bottles

by Owen Thomas in St. Stephen, England, United Kingdom

We are a small group of students from Brannel School who would like to set up a social enterprise.  We understand how important it is for us to start being more conscious about the plastic we use so we have decided to help as many people as possible to use less plastic, starting with water bottles.  

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One million plastic bottles are bought every minute around the world but fewer than half of the bottles bought in 2016 were collected for recycling and just 7% of those collected were turned into new bottles. Instead, most plastic bottles produced end up in landfill or in the ocean.

We would like to create a social enterprise to sell recycled drinks bottles to help put an end to single-use plastic bottles.  These bottles can be bought by anyone.  Make the last bottle you ever buy,  a recycled plastic bottle.

For every bottle sold, we pledge to donate £1 to Surfers Against Sewage, an environmental charity based in Cornwall, which is helping to support schools and communities to become plastic free.

We are seeking help with the initial set-up costs to produce the first batch of bottles, everyone who supports this project with £5 will receive one of the recycled water bottles as a reward.  If you can support this social enterprise by donating £10, we will also supply a school child with a recycled water bottle to help Brannel School on its way to becoming plastic free.

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Rewards

This project offers rewards in return for your donation. Please select a reward below.

£5 or more

10 of 100 claimed

A Recycled Water Bottle

You will receive a recycled water bottle and £1 will be donated to Surfers Against Sewage to help support schools and communities to become plastic free.

£10 or more

4 of 100 claimed

Water Bottle for you & a school child

You will receive a recycled water bottle, £2 will be donated to Surfers Against Sewage and we will donate a recycled water bottle to a school child.

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