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Suzie (co-founder of Last) in a yellow t-shirt in front of a white wall

Our plastic free journeys: Suzie

Meet the Team: Throughout Plastic Free July we will be introducing the Last team and sharing our own personal journeys to plastic-free living. Fir...
What can I do to reduce single use plastic water bottles?

What can I do to reduce single use plastic water bottles?

It was World Water Day on Monday. The aim is to celebrate water and to focus on the inequality of access to clean safe water.  We all need water fo...
How can you have your say on the future of single use plastics in Scotland?

How can you have your say on the future of single use plastics in Scotland?

Have you organised all your Christmas gifts? Perhaps you might consider one more? What about giving a gift to our beautiful planet? We are all maki...

Are reusable coffee cups safe in Covid times?

The simple answer is Yes!   Advice from the UK government states that it is up to individual businesses whether they allow the use of reusable cups...
Single use plastic food containers from takeaways bought during lockdown

Is our response to COVID-19 increasing plastic waste?

One of the few upsides of COVID-19 and lockdown has been the benefits to the environment. While we all stayed at home, empty roads, limited public ...
What is the environmental impact of bottled water?

What is the environmental impact of bottled water?

The UK has a 7.7 billion a year single use plastic bottle habit. Less than half of these are recycled. Which means the rest are in landfills taking at least 400 years to decompose. And sales continue to rise.