The Final Straw Cornwall

by Pat Smith in Truro, England, United Kingdom

We did it
On 6th June 2018 we successfully raised £3,480 with 76 supporters in 28 days

Final Straw Cornwall aims to make our beautiful home free of single-use plastic straws in the next two years and we need your help!

by Pat Smith in Truro, England, United Kingdom

Final Straw post Crowdfunder

So what's been happening at Final Straw HQ since our successful Crowdfunder campaign?! Well exciting things are afoot with prospective plastic free & sustainability events going to be happening in collaboration with other plastic free and eco groups across Cornwall. Our aim is to be able to have some conversations about conservation and the options available to not only businesses but also individuals across the Duchy in terms of what positive changes to make for a more sustainable future. How exciting will it be to attend an event where all the significant groups and knowledge are all in one place to get a fully balanced perspective of how we can live better; immediately and for future generations.

We also believe that by collaborating with other like minded groups, we will be a louder, more unified voice to effect positive change for Cornwall and living plastic free and overall increased sustainability. We are perfectly positioned to do so and have a duty to our stunning coastline and wonderful wildlife. 

As part of the above, we are sticking to our aim of adapting and updating our website to be able to provide as much information regarding suitable suppliers, local refill shops and stations and becoming a general knowledge hub for plastic free and sustainable consumerism. We will continue to collaborate with all the relevant local experts to pool first-rate information.

We have also secured further (sustainable) marketing materials to help spread our message and for the wonderful businesses who have already registered and support the Final Straw Cornwall.

Thank you for helping us make real change happen.

The world is our plastic free oyster! 

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This project offers rewards in return for your donation.

£10 or more

A Hug with Meaning!

If you could spare £10: We would give you a hug. Just a lovely, thanks for the coffee and lemon cake when I was broke today, appreciative hug. A Hug with Meaning.

£35 or more

You Rock, Thank You!

For £35: We give you a whole body feeling of Thank You. Because getting 30 of these £35 babies means we've bust our target and our extra bonus money is released. So - this is a You Rock Thank You. From over here, to you. We'll be loving you all damn day for this.

£50 or more

We love you for this!

If you can donate £50: Now we don't know what to say. This is getting us close to actually being in a position to do something about the plastic nightmare of straws. This is Changing Stuff On The Ground. This reward is us thinking about you all day in that sort of silent awe and appreciation you hold for someone that just did something utterly brilliant. Just know that. We love you for this.

£100 or more

Speechless Awe and Renewed Fortitude!

If you give us £100 - Actual reverential silence. Those of us who give a hundred quid to a brilliant cause are determined to see it happen. This means we will craft a special pedestal of Appreciation and Fellow/Sister Plastic Warrior in our hearts and glue you onto it. And then we'll look at it in speechless awe and renewed fortitude.

£250 or more

A Song of Thanks!

£250: We have lost all reason & written a song of thanks! We've all learned it off by heart, we sing it (out loud) on the Number 18 from Penzance and that bit of A30 over Bodmin Moor. You have no idea of the place you occupy in our plastic-fighting hearts, because we know without doubt that we have the winds of change with us and we're going to beat this plague of pestilential polymers. So we all get to have a better future. Boom.

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