Final Straw Foundation, also known as Final Straw Solent, is a registered UK charity working with local communities and businesses to highlight the impact of plastic pollution. It aims to minimise the amount of plastic entering our local seas and wider oceans.
The local Greenpeace group for the Portsmouth Area (Gosport, Fareham, Wickham, Petersfield, Chichester, IOW etc). They say: 'Come along to our monthly meet-up to have a beer and a chat and help us plan our activities for the next month!'
Package Free Larder is a plastic-free grocery store that was founded by Zero Waste Portsmouth. It is a social enterprise run entirely by volunteers. A lot of the food is vegan and you can bring in your own containers, weigh, then pay.
Plastic Free Portsmouth is part of Surfers Against Sewage’s network of communities across the UK who are tackling single use plastic. They work with local businesses, the council and community groups to remove throwaway plastic from our daily lives and organisations.
Repair Cafe Portsmouth is a free event where people who need items repairing are put in contact with people who have the skills to repair them. The items can include: clothes, furniture, electrical appliances, bicycles, crockery and toys. Items are repaired for free but donations are encouraged.
This blog is written by two women trying to be green in Portsmouth. It has lots of useful information on it about local resources and also invites people to share their tips on how to live in a sustainable way or promote something green that their business/ group is doing.
Squidmoo is a newly created local and independent business which focuses on creating and selling plastic-free products. They aim for their planet-friendly products to be manufactured to the highest quality, using sustainable materials throughout.
Zero Waste Portsmouth is a group that aims to bring awareness around responsible consumption. They run workshops, and other events about how to live more sustainably, and have an active Facebook group of over 1000 members.