The best 10 plastic alternatives – we have tried them all

Plastic is a very hot topic when discussing global warming. Plastics are commonly used due to its diverse usefulness. It can be coloured, melted, shaped and squashed into a multitude of different shapes or forms. However, plastics are frequently littering cities, oceans and waterways as well as increasing health potential problems in animals and humans. […]

Clean Seas Pledge- New Year, New Beach

Clean Seas Please are launching a new campaign for 2020. Using the hashtag #CleanSeasPledge we invite residents and visitors within Hastings and Bexhill, UK, to make a small and simple pledge (New Years resolution style) that will have a positive impact on the bathing water quality for our seas. Story so far During the 2019 […]

Unblocktober – the fight against F.O.G.s (part 2)

5 tips to reduce F.O.G.s (fats, oils, greases) at home and in your community. + 3 extras For kid friendly activity scroll to the bottom of the page DO scrape food scraps into the trash or compost. If and when it is not possible you can pour cooled oil or grease into a container; then […]

Campaign 2017 – Clearer Labeling on Wipes

Have you spoken to the Clean Seas Please team this year about “flushable” wipes? It’s been the hot topic of this year’s events. In 2016 we supported the campaign to ban the microbead; which has been confirmed by the Environment Secretary, Mr Grove, that legislation will be introduced this year to ban their sale and […]

Clean Seas Please Team back for another year

The Clean Seas Please Team are back for a 5th year! We are pleased to announce that the Environment Agency have funded us again this year – our 5th year where we will be focusing on both Hastings and Bexhill. Our first event – as set by tradition now – will be with the St […]

Ever Wondered What Your Plastic Footprint Is?

Up to 12.7 million tonnes of plastic make its way into our ocean every year. Plastic is used in many day-to-day products including: packaging, textiles, and building and construction.   Unfortunately, around 1.2 million tonnes of plastic packaging are consumed within UK households every year but only approximately 45% are then recycled. It can be […]

Clean Seas Please and Our Furry Friends 

The Clean Seas Please team visited Hastings Beach recently to give out some personalised Clean Seas Please poo bags to the owners of our furry friends. Did you know that government statistics show the UK dog population is between 6.5 and 7.4 million and that they astonishingly produce 1,000 tonnes of faeces every day! Like […]

For all you smokers out there….. why not think before you stub?

Without stating the obvious, cigarettes contain many toxins, with the smoke alone releasing over 4,000 chemicals and 400 other toxins but have you ever wondered what is left in the filter, or as we know them the “butts” of cigarettes? Cigarette filters are made from a material that traps the toxin causing chemicals, to try […]