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Welcome Back WAKEcup!

As you may have noticed, our Instagram page @GlobalWAKEcup recently closed and sadly we have been unable to recover it.. Instead of paying the scammers and giving them the finances to target others, we decided to take a stand against those who choose to extort small businesses and will be donating the full amount requested to our good friends at Marine Conservation Society.

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15 Easy Eco Swaps for Plastic Free July

Plastic Free July is a global movement of eco-warriors who want to start their journey to zero waste living by avoiding single-use plastics for a whole month. By 2050, there could be more plastic in the oceans than fish if we don't take action now, but individual action isn't always easy. Plastic creeps into pretty much every part of our daily lives without us even realising it. To get you set up for Plastic Free July success, here are 15 easy and affordable swaps you can make in the kitchen, bathroom and when out and about.  Zero waste at home 1.  First, tackle your cleaning products. Pick up some glass pump and spray bottles, and create your own cleaning solutions using simple natural ingredients. This pack of two refillable...

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World Oceans Day 2020: Why We Need to #ProtectOurHome

World Oceans Day takes place on Monday 8th June 2020. It’s vital that we rally together around the world to help regenerate our blue planet; scientists say that oceans can be restored to their former glory within 30 years, but only if we accelerate conservation efforts now. Read on to find out how to get involved in the fight to #ProtectOurHome.

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Holding Back A Second Wave of Single Use Plastic

The Coronavirus pandemic has brought on a new wave of single use plastics. While safe PPE for healthcare workers like gloves, face masks, shoe coverings and disposable aprons is a priority, businesses and consumers alike are rejecting reusable and package-free products in fear of cross-contamination, and governments around the world are postponing vital climate-positive policies.  Unfortunately, the single use plastic crisis has not gone away because of the health crisis, so it’s more important than ever to tackle waste and pollution head-on to avoid backtracking on the last few years of positive progress on plastics.   The bad news: Single use plastic in a time of Coronavirus According to CNN, the Covid-19 pandemic has spurred a rapid expansion in plastic production....

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