This summer we've really noticed new ethical brands emerging who are creating innovative products from ocean plastic - from sunnies to swimmers. We've also found the UK's first ethical beach towel company - responsibly sourced, light-weight hammam style towels which are fast-drying and perfect for the beach, plus our best-selling picnic blanket takes centre-stage - perfect for those endless evenings and beach bbqs - just add SPF!
Our brand-new organic cotton beach totes launch this week, big enough to fit all our kit in and sturdy enough to cope with beach life! beach tote £22
We love everything about Batoko swimsuits - the 'no wedgie' cut, secure straps and mid-rise leg make them practical and comfortable enough for swimming, paddle-boarding, beach cricket and even pro sandcastle building. They are digitally printed with eco ink and made from harvest ocean plastic - love, love, love. Cockatoo print swimmers, £40
We're not saying you *have* to put wine in your recycled plastic, BPA-free Dopper water bottle, £12.50 - but it comes with a nifty wine glass style lid - rude not to.
We are so excited to see more and more fashion products being made from ocean plastic - like these Surf shades from Sea2See - visit their site to learn more about what they're doing to turn the tide on plastic in our seas. Surf shades, £75
Our signature rainbow star picnic blanket is the perfect centre piece for your beach day. Hand-woven in Wales it's larger than most, with a waterproof backing so no soggy bottoms on the sand. It also comes with a handy strap for easy carrying to the beach, picnic blanket £84
The perfect accessories for our picnic blanket - this bamboo crockery set from Bobo & Boo is practical, sturdy and we love these 'Coastal blue' shades - bamboo bowl set, £16
Frills and love hearts - we couldn't resist! From Mini Rodini, these swimmers are made with 80% recycled plastic - including old fishing nets, with in-build UV protection, too. Love heart swimsuit, £49
How genius is this bucket and spade set made from sugar cane! 100% biodegradable so no need for guilt when you invariably leave a piece on the beach! Bucket and spade set, £9
Traditional, lightweight handmade Hammam style towels from Hammam Havlu, ethically sourced from Turkey and printed in Hertfordshire - from £25