PLASTIC FREE BEACHES
KEEP PLASTIC COTTON BUDS OUT OF MARINE LITTER & REDUCE PLASTIC POLLUTION IN OUR SEAS

 lidl logo An inspiring decision from a growing member of the UK supermarkets to replace plastic cotton buds with paper

       

 morrisons logoOur favourite northern supermarket Morrisons pledge to work towards a transition from plastic to paper cotton bud stems in 2017

       

 boots logoAn icon of the UK highstreet, Boots UK have confirmed that they will be transitioning from plastic to paper cotton bud stems in 2017, retaining an emphasis on 'Do not flush' messaging.

       

Keep Norway Beautiful CB bin image

An estimated 500,000 Norwegians flush plastic cotton buds down their toilets.

       

Norway First Price CB picThe market leader in Norway's grocery sector has made the transition from plastic to paper cotton bud stems.

       

MCSlogoThe Marine Conservation Society's report for the Great British Beach Clean 2016 lists plastic cotton bud stems as the 6th most common litter item on UK beaches.

       

Friday, 04 November 2016 12:46

Sainsburys Cotton Buds

SainsburysA recent statement from Sainsburys gives exciting news on the future of their own-brand cotton buds with plastic stems.

       

Friday, 28 October 2016 17:43

Waitrose Cotton Buds with Paper Stems

Look out for the new Essential Waitrose Cotton Buds and Essential Waitrose Cosmetic Tipped Cotton Buds now available.

 Essential Waitrose cotton buds       Essential Waitrose cosmetic tipped cotton buds

Wednesday, 12 October 2016 13:57

France announces ban on plastic cotton buds

France has pledged to ban cotton buds with plastic stems by the year 2020! 

Wednesday, 05 October 2016 12:23

International Water Industry Position Statement

International water industry position statement on non-flushable and 'flushable' labelled products

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