Global Action Plan is a charity on a mission to tackle our throwaway culture and the harmful effect it has on the health of our young people and the planet.

What's on

  • Festival of Wellbeing 2017

    This event, organised by Resurgence and Ecologist magazine, will explore the importance of community wellbeing and the role it should play in political and social decision-making. Read more

  • The Festival of Thrift 2017

    A big FREE weekend of activities designed for all the family. Showing you how to save money, be environmentally savvy and live a rich and creative life. Read more

  • edie Sustainability Leaders Awards 2018

    The prestigious edie Sustainability Leaders Awards celebrate real sustainability excellence and innovation. Read more

Latest news

  • Positive for Youth

    This year, we were thrilled to sponsor the Positive for Youth Environmental Rejuvenation: Greater Goods Award; an award to celebrate individuals who are changing the way that they, or others consume. Read more

  • National Clean Air Day - what a day!

    The first ever National Clean Air Day took place on Thursday 15 June with over 600 events in schools, businesses, hospitals and communities across the U.K. Read more

  • H2O Heroes celebrate water saving success at City Hall

    On Friday 5 May, students from 5 London schools gathered together to showcase their water saving campaigns at City Hall as part of the H2O Heroes programme. Read more

Our blog

  • Youth Day 2017

    On International Youth Day, Change Coordinator Abi Aldridge talks about why we're working with young people to tackle our throwaway culture - and why we think young people are incredible. Read more

  • Read Dom's blog

    Dom Meeks is a member of the first ever GAP Youth Panel and talks about his experience joining the group Read more

  • The UK can lead in fuel cells to clean urban air, with Birmingham at the fore

    Dr Michaela Kendall, Honorary Senior Research Fellow at the School of Metallurgy and Materials at the University of Birmingham, writes a guest post for us on the relationship between people and vehicle air pollution. Read more