Sustainability and environment blog

From plastic pollution to green infrastructure, we're dedicated to promoting environmental awareness and developing techniques to improve the future of our planet.

In the Sustainability and the Environment theme blog, our experts cover topics including fast fashion, marine conservation and the latest research in the fight against climate change.

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From plastic pollution to green infrastructure, we're dedicated to promoting environmental awareness and developing techniques to improve the future of our planet.

In the Sustainability and the Environment theme blog, our experts cover topics including fast fashion, marine conservation and the latest research in the fight against climate change.

64 posts found

How to have a plastic free Christmas Top tips and advice on avoiding plastics for an eco-friendly festive season

14 December 2021 6 min read

Top tips and advice on avoiding plastic in your festive gifts and decorations this year from a University expert who researches plastics.

Eco-friendly gift wrap

How easy is it to avoid single-use plastics for one week? We catch up with students that took the Plastic Free July challenge to avoid single-use plastics to see how they got on.

26 July 2021 7 min read

Find out how three Portsmouth students managed to give up single-use plastics for one week as part of the Plastic Free July challenge.

Plastic free shopping bag

Repairing our relationship with waste Clare Seek is one of our Plastic Heroes, inspiring the local community to take action on plastic waste.

23 July 2021 6 min read

Clare Seek is one of our Plastic Heroes. She founded the city’s Repair Café and Plastic Free Portsmouth and inspires the community to take action on plastic waste.

Clare Seek, Founder of Portsmouth's Repair Café and Plastic Free Portsmouth