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Hannah Mills podcast: Sarah Heron talks to the Olympian about the Big Plastic Pledge

by Sarah Heron 25 Mar 03:00 NZDT
Hannah Mills and Eilidh McIntyre - 2019 470 World Championships Enoshima © Lloyd Images / RYA

A few weeks ago I spoke to Hannah Mills, Olympian and eco-crusader whose initiative Big Plastic Pledge aims to eradicate single use plastic in sport.

Recorded a few weeks before the impact of COVID-19 on all our lives, Hannah was anticipating the Tokyo Olympics and speaking passionately about her eco-crusade to clean up our oceans. Through the Big Plastic Pledge she's hoping to inspire sailors and Watersports enthusiasts to lead the way, taking a pledge to stop single use plastic, whether it's refusing plastic straws, or lobbying events to provide sustainable alternatives to single use plastic bottles.

Find out more at bigplasticpledge.com

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