SurfClear is now available to use on all popular desktop browsers! We have been working hard behind the scenes to ensure SurfClear is accessible and easy to switch to for everyone. Check out the links below and follow the instructions to switch to SurfClear search today! Chrome SurfClear is available as a Chrome Extension at […]Read More SurfClear browser extensions and search bars now available!
A ban on single-use plastic straws, stirrers and cotton buds came into force in England on 1st October 2020 which makes it illegal for businesses to sell or supply the items. Hospitals and hospitality are exempt from the ban when providing single-use plastic straws to those who require them due to disabilities or medical conditions […]Read More England’s ban on single-use plastic straws
What are microplastics and nanoplastics? Microplastics are very small solid particles (typically smaller than 5mm) composed of mixtures of specific types of plastics. Microplastics are added to many items, including gardening products, cosmetic products, cleaning products and detergents, as well as paints, and industrial oil and gas products. The European Chemicals Agencies (ECHA) estimates that […]Read More Microplastics and The Ocean
Did you know that cigarette butts are the world’s most littered plastic item? In 2019 National Geographic published an article titled ‘cigarette butts are toxic plastic pollution. Should they be banned?’ We recommend reading this article whether you smoke or not, to better understand the effects of throwing a cigarette out of the window or […]Read More The planet is not an ashtray!
Conservationists have welcomed a decision by the Spanish government to protect the shortfin mako from overfishing. A new moratorium on the landing, sale, and trade of the sharks is being hailed as a significant step forward in the global protection of the shortfin mako, which is listed as Endangered on the IUCN Red List. Spain is responsible […]Read More A win for the Spanish shortfin Mako shark