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Giant whale ‘Plasticus’ visits Unipart Nuneaton site

Wednesday, May 16th by emma

Sky’s Ocean Rescue whale ‘Plasticus’ turned more than a few heads when it appeared at the Unipart Logistics site in Nuneaton.

‘Plasticus’ is over 8 metres long and made of 250 kilograms of plastic, the same amount dumped into our oceans every second.

The giant whale was brought to the Unipart site to recognise Unipart’s achievements in removing single-use plastic from the supply chain.

Sky Ocean Rescue aims to shine a spotlight on the issues affecting ocean health, find innovative solutions to the problem of ocean plastics, and inspire people to make small everyday changes that collectively make a huge difference.

Unipart is the first of Sky’s logistics partners to join the cause and has already managed to eliminate just under 80 tonnes of single-use plastic from operations through finding innovative new ways to package Sky’s products.

Claire Walters, Chief Commercial Officer at Unipart Logistics said: “I’m incredibly proud of the hard work, creative thinking, and passion that our people have put into significantly reducing the usage of single-use plastic. It’s a big undertaking, but we won’t rest until we have found ways to eliminate all single use plastic from the supply chain. It’s a cause which I am personally committed to, and one that is close to all of our hearts.

“As a key partner of Sky we are proud to support the incredible work they have been doing with Sky Ocean Rescue to highlight the issue and inspire action. In line with Unipart’s commitment to responsible business we wanted to take the lead in our industry, and ensure we are doing absolutely everything we can to eliminate plastic from our customers’ supply chains.”

You can find out more about Unipart Logistics by visiting: unipartlogistics.com.