We are inspired by our love of the natural world, our two children and the incredible human being that is Sir David Attenborough.
Launched in 2018 and based in the UK, Plastic Free Home is an online community, with more than 35,000 followers in over 20 countries. Our aim is to simply to seek and share ideas on how we can all make a difference and give our planet a helping hand, by loving and looking after the natural world, consuming less and living more sustainably.
Alongside our website and growing Facebook page, we regularly appear in a range of national and regional publications, as well as on regional BBC Radio, and are invited by schools, charities and community groups to speak on the subject. From time to time we also contribute guest blogs, having featured on websites ranging from that of a national real estate agent to a major games manufacturer.
We always give our time for free but on occasion, if something is gifted to us or we receive any form of ‘reward‘ from a brand we will always let you know. And we will donate the amount received to nature and wildlife conservation charities here in the UK, our favourites including The Woodland Trust, The RSPB, The National Trust, The National Forest and The Berks, Bucks and Oxon Wildlife Trust (BBOWT).
Thank you for listening. And, more importantly, for caring.
Our Latest Blog Articles
Who is Greta Thunberg? If you don’t know the answer, where have you been? 18 year old Greta Thunberg is a climate change activist from Sweden. Greta is now so well known globally that simply “Greta” is enough to know who is being talked about. As a young child, she was diagnosed with Asperger’s (a …
With many of us (hopefully) in the UK having ditched plastic bottled drinks and moved towards using refillable and reusable drinks bottles, here is a reminder of why… 1. In the UK, we use 7.7bn plastic bottles annually (Gov.uk) 2. The average UK household uses 480 plastic bottles a year (Refill, 2020) 3. 45% of …
A Must Watch
On 28 September 2020, arguably one of the most important films ever made was released. Sir David Attenborough’s ‘A Life on Our Planet’, which he describes as his “witness statement”, is a film that every single one of us needs to watch and listen to.
A Handwritten Letter from Sir David Attenborough
In 2019 we wrote to Sir David Attenborough to thank him for inspiring us. We were touched to receive a handwritten letter in response just a few weeks later.
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Plastic Free Home is and has always been a welcoming and supportive online community. Please try to engage positively and constructively at all times. Whilst we may share common aims, it is important to remember that we will all have different views on certain issues, base our thinking and decisions on different factors and be at varying points in our journeys.
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