Film: Watch our Plastic Pollution Challenge films
Audio described with transcript
>> CHILD 1: Did you know that every minute the equivalent of a rubbish truck of plastic is dumped into the ocean?
>> CHILD 2: The plastic destroys our oceans and is killing animals.
>> CHILD 3: Ultimately, we are eating the plastic we dump in the sea.
>> CHILD 4: The students at Eastlea Primary School decided enough is enough.
>> CHILD 5: Saint Mary Abbott’s in the last 6 months have undertaken a project to recycle pens.
>> CHILD 2: Richard Clarke has done a Plastic Fantastic fashion show to raise awareness of using too much plastic.
>> CHILD 6: I can’t believe I’m on TV! Hi Mum!
>> CHILD 7: Behave yourself, [Inaudible]!
>> CHILD 8: Right.
>> CHILD 9: Our head teacher let us introduce several recycling schemes and encouraged staff to re-use materials.
>> CHILD 10: The group collected almost 40 bags of plastic rubbish.
>> CHILD 11: We created ecobricks.
>> CHILD 12: We ended up having over 150 ecobricks.
>> CHILD 13: We are talking about creating beds, tables, chairs and even houses.
>> CHILD 14: What about we use paper straws? Why not, why not?
>> CHILD 15: Refuse, reduce, and re-use plastic.
>> CHILD 16: It is everyone’s responsibility to protect our environment and look after our globe.
>> CHILD 17: We can all make a difference, no matter how small.
>> CHILD 5: Don’t stand on the sidelines but get involved!