TV catches up with Prof Gatrad's WASUP

Prof Gatrad's Life story on TV

Rabia Ijaz – Chief WASUP Ambassador
Gujarat Pakistan launches WASUP Pakistan

A 15 year old  Chief WASUP Ambassador

(S Africa) addresses the world

Story of 3 Plastic  bottles

WASUP Helping to Save the Planet Lets Get WASUP Done

We've been using plastic for over 100 years now. There are a lot of advantages to it's use such as being lightweight and water resistant. However, as they are fully synthetic, plastics pose a massive risk to nature. With an extremly long life cycle. WASUP are aiming to reduce our plastic use to improve the environment, for all children.
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A Message from Our Founder

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Lord-Lieutenant of West MidlandsMr John Crabtree OBE

Mr John Crabtree OBE was appointed by Her Majesty The Queen to be her representative in the West Midlands with effect from 3rd January 2017.

The Lord-Lieutenant is wholeheartedly supporting the World Against Single Use Plastic campaign.

As the Chairman of the Commonwealth Games Birmingham 2022, the Lord-Lieutenant is aiming for a planet friendly games with zero carbon and zero single plastic use.

Our Videos

Miss Leicestershire expounds the WASUP principles and will inspire those watching

Let us make a spectacle project
Keflyn Sachar

Latest News

August 14, 2020
WASUP Founder thanks Miss England

Professor Gatrad OBE – founder of WASUP (World Against Single Use Plastic)...

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August 6, 2020
WASUP reaches York!

Hi Everyone My name is Jennifer Carless.  I am 16 years of age...

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June 12, 2020
Miss Black Country- WASUP Ambassador

Hi Everyone! My name is Isobel Lines (19), a sports science student...

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WASUP launch Pakistan

Isobel Lines – Miss Black Country, learns about WASUP from Prof Gatrad


Keep up to date with all of whats happening around Walsall in the fight against SUP's


Practical Ways to Help

Help Prevent the usage of Single Use Plastics

Stop Using Single Use Plastic

The simplest way to help is to cease using single-use plastics. Then there is no chance that they end up in the ocean. A simple way to start is when you go to the supermarket, take your own bags.


Ensure that plastic to be discarded is put into the correct bin and is not contaminated eg. with mayonnaise or other food. Recycled plastics can be reused, making even more products.


There are always projects to help clean the streets and canals of Walsall. Getting in at ground level will help rid the area of plastic waste. Check out our social media pages for upcoming events or email for more info.


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