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French Storm Line

I’ve been down in France, doing a little research and also planning a trip on a boat out to the Biscay garbage patch. But in between took a walk on the beach at Capbreton. Anyone who has been to SW France knows about the tractors, they clean the beach everyday. On my first visit I […]

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Micah Lester in The Maldives

      I’m off shooting a lot of rubbish at the moment, before I drop the first instalment of The Plastic Project though, I got friend Micah Lester to take some random snaps whilst working in The Maldives. He didn’t go looking for rubbish, he just found it as he went. Pretty sad, especially […]

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Marine Debris Docos

Researching marine litter is an immense task, but before I get out there and start shooting this project, here’s a couple of documentaries to check out if you have time.

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Guest Post – It’s not just what gets washed up

It’s easy to think that all litter comes from vast scale dumping, but a significant amount comes from us leaving it on the beach. Check this out from Sarah Clarke in Cornwall sums things up “So summer is here and I am constantly hearing visitors to our local beaches saying how much they love them […]

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Indosole

I almost live in a pair of their slaps already, and with their strong environmental ethos when it comes to making their shoes from recycled tyres I’ve been a long time fan. So very stoked to be able to say that Indosole have come on board to back the Plastic Project. Very exciting times ahead […]

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Why buying bottled water is stupid.

Out of the plastic we come across on beaches, so much is bottled water, and it’s a scam. It’s estimated that a 25- 40% of bottled water is actually just filtered tap water, and is legal. Few facts purely on US Consumption of bottled water. Making bottles to meet America‚Äôs demand for bottled water uses […]

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Wilderness Rubbish – Nowhere is totally clean

The book that started off this project, Numb, took me and friends Ian Battrick and Timmy Turner to some epic places. The most incredible was the west coast of British Columbia. We were dropped off for up to a couple of months at a time, out of contact with the world, with supplies, boards, beer, […]

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Invisible litter

Plastic, cans or paper are one thing when it comes to marine litter, and for the most we can see this stuff and even deal with it, but what about the stuff we can’t deal? First time I surfed in Scotland Sandside was pumping, but the warning sign was chilling. Since then I’ve surfed breaks […]

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Ecover – Ocean Plastic Project

Awesome work from the people at Ecover, why you should spend a few pennies more on this environmentally sound company. But I’m amazed this video has only had a couple of thousand views, such a huge issue and really brings home why I am doing this to try and raise awareness throguht eh power of […]

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Cornwall Part One

We’re off, the next leg of the plastic project begins thanks to your support and that of sponsors, if you signed up for a Digi or real postcard, you’ll be getting the first one this month, plus a lot more. The expeditions are set from now right through the winter, from Cornwall to Greenland and […]

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