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Storm Dennis, Storm Ciara – How Long Does Plastic Last? The recent storms in the UK have given us an insight into just how long plastic can persist in the environment, with single-use items washing up on UK beaches from the 1950s and 1960s in recent weeks! Big weather events like the recent winter storms in the UK create waves that shift sandbanks and wind that can erode sand dunes. These then release plastic that has been covered for many years and incredibly well preserved. Documenting and researching the origins of such old pieces of our plastic past is the...

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Real Heroes Don’t Wear Capes - Non Plastic Beach has worked with Ghost Fishing UK for about nine months now and we are constantly impressed by the big impact this team of volunteers has on the most dangerous form of plastic pollution, ghost nets. These drysuit clad heroes of the deep have been tirelessly collecting wildlife threatening ghost gear all around the UK, saving various marine creatures from becoming entangled.

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In January we were added to ten Urban Outfitters stores in the UK, with all London stores, Leeds, Edinburgh and Cardiff now stocking our plastic free silk dental floss, bamboo cotton buds and bamboo toothbrushes. We are also on their online store, putting our plastic free products in front of a whole new audience.

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We have been asked by people who have purchased from us before in Europe if we can still ship to the EU as we have now had Brexit. The simple answer is YES we can, we are and we do.  Basically Brexit has happened, but we are still in transitional arrangements, which means nothing has changed in terms of shipping things to the EU. This means that if we ship to France, Denmark, Sweden or Greece, there is not duty or VAT to pay extra and the parcel will be delivered to your door as normal.  Currently it is not...

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bamboo toothbrushes, product news -

New Bamboo Toothbrushes: Pink, Green and Pink Now Available We have launched new colours in our adult and kids bamboo toothbrushes, with Pantai Merah Pink, Grenada Green and Siberian Silver added to the adult ranges and pink and green joining the kid’s range. These new toothbrush colours are the same high-quality bamboo brushes you have come to expect from Non Plastic Beach, with a 3 month lifespan (same as a plastic brush) to keep your teeth gleaming. All of our dental products are sold through dentist practices and via hygenists across the UK, which is as good as it gets...

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