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A little goes a long way!

So, once again, something that has happened in my life has resulted in me learning from it and also looking at a simple situation from an environmental viewpoint. Let the journey begin!   So a couple of weeks ago I decided to sell my car as I’m moving to London....

There's Something in the Water

An apple a day keeps the doctor away! Maybe not. Hate to break it to you but as well as contaminating our drinking water, microplastics have made their way into good old fruit and vegetables! (Greenpeace, 2020) That’s it. That’s the blog. What more needs to be said on why...

Coacoara Feature on UWE Future Impacts Podcast, Eco-brands: The Future of Consumerism.

As former UWE students, it was a real privilege to feature in the UWE Future Impacts Podcast, Eco-brands: the future of consumerism. We spoke to Rose Adderley from the University and Kiera Hellard who is the founder of Ocean Raye, a partner of ours that sells beautiful sea glass jewellery....

Small changes can go a long way

For me, there have been some great things to come out of pretty much a year in Lockdown but let’s face it, it’s been hard, really hard. Especially Lockdown 3.0.  I made a rash decision last September with the job market being pretty rubbish, and decided to head to Uni...

Daily Echo: Litter cleared from Kite Beach, Sandbanks

OVER 20 large bags of litter were cleared from Sandbanks last week following a large gathering on Kite Beach. Members of the Coacoara Foundation, a local non-profitable foundation, cleared away about 25 bags of litter on the morning of Friday, April 2. Items left by litter louts included: alcohol bottles...

Students and alumni working together to fight plastic pollution

Our Team Entrepreneurship programme at UWE Bristol is all about collaboration and innovation, so it isn’t a surprise that a seamless partnership between current students and alumni run not-for-profit, Coacoara Foundation, has recently transpired.Kiera Hellard, founder of Ocean Raye, a small business inspired by sea glass and other ocean-related products,...

LOCKDOWN DIARIES: Le Manoir, Seaham Hall, Berwick Lodge and Hotel Collingwood see success with new initiatives

...  We now use environmentally friendly Ecolab detergents; Switched to green energy suppliers only for utilities; Have extended our vegan menu choices, for breakfast, bar menu, dinner and afternoon tea and have established a partnership with the Coacoara Foundation to support eco-friendly local initiatives and products.   Read More

The Coacoara Foundation HBQ Media Interview

From bamboo kitchen roll to beach clean-ups, the Coacoara Foundation is paving the way towards a greener world… Founder of the eco-friendly foundation, Liam Ulla, explained what inspired his mission to remove single-use plastics from our households, and his plans for the future of the organisation....   READ MORE

The Coacoara Foundation hold Sandbanks beach clean

A SUCCESSFUL beach clean held by a local non-profitable foundation cleared away 18 bags (50 litres each) of rubbish from Sandbanks beach. The Coacoara Foundation team and over 40 volunteers took to Sandbanks beach, gloves and litter pickers in tow, on June 14 to clean the beach and make a...

Mr Dorset Finalist Launches Not-for-Profit Foundation to Tackle Ocean Pollution

Liam Royce Ulla, finalist in this year’s Mr Dorset competition, has established a new not-for-profit foundation, Coacoara, to reduce plastic waste and assist in reducing the ocean’s plastic content. As part of the Mr Dorset competition, each candidate has to undertake charity development, so Liam has started his own not-for-profit...