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These Ridiculously Cute Cards Are Made With Washed-Up Beach Plastic

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Flora Blathwayt has spent her time on furlough this year making greetings cards – but not just any cards. They’re made using washed up plastic from beaches.

The 33-year-old from Peckham, London, worked for a sustainable condiments company in London called Rubies in the Rubble, but was furloughed when the pandemic hit. And she used the time wisely.

She’d been to a River Thames beach cleaning event a year previously. “I was expecting to find loads of things like plastic bottles and crisp packets, but I was amazed at the amount of microplastics [plastic less than 5mm in length] we picked up,” she says. “Some were super colourful and almost jewel like so I randomly stashed a few pieces in my pockets.”

A week after the beach clean, her sister – who, for a long time, has been living........

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