Future Girl Acts resources

These links, videos and downloads will help you do even more to support our action on plastic waste

Feeling inspired by Future Girl Acts? Use these resources to learn more, start conversations and take things further with you units.

Take it further with a #PlasticPromise

Make a committment to use less plastic - make and share your #PlasticPromise.

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Resources for the unit meeting activity

Our Pinterest board is packed with ideas and inspiration for your own plastic bottle sculpture

Water bottle template (English)
Water bottle template (Welsh)

Template letter - England, Northern Ireland and Wales
Template letter - Scotland
Template letter - Welsh translation

Here’s a template letter to send to your local MP/MSP/AM. There are a few sections where you can add in details about your unit and adapt the text. When you get a response from your elected representative, please share it with us. We’d love to know what they have to say. If they're interested in a visit we have a guide we can share with you

Pros and cons of deposit return schemes - Check out this guidance from Recycle Now to help you have conversations about deposit return schemes (DRS) with the girls in your unit.

Don’t stop now – you’re on a roll

Check out these Influence skills builders to keep encouraging people to create positive changes on plastic pollution and beyond. There are five fun activities in each pack.

Looking for activities about plastic pollution? We also have unit meeting activities for all ages to learn more.

More useful resources

For Rainbows (5-7)

Watch this video to learn how to beat plastic pollution with characters from Bottle Island. 

Learn from Surfers Against Sewage about how to organize your own Beach Clean (for Rainbows leaders).

For Brownies (7-10)

Check out this comic book about the Poseidon Patrol, a group of sea creatures who join forces to fight plastic waste in the sea.

Get inspired by Brownies Caitlin and Ella, who started a petition asking fast food companies to stop giving out plastic toys with their meals.

For Guides (10-14)

Pick up the facts about plastic pollution from Surfers Against Sewage. 

Read about this group of young people who took 1600 letters about plastic pollution to the Prime Minister’s Office for David Attenborough’s birthday.

For Rangers (14-18)

Get informed on how to reduce your own plastic pollution by Earthwatch. 

Explore Kids Against Plastic, the organization sisters Amy and Ella started after learning about the impact plastic pollution was having on our oceans.

Gain international inspiration from Hannah Testa, a teen from the USA who led the creation of Plastic Pollution Awareness Day in her state.

More about deposit return systems

Want to learn more about deposit return systems in the UK? This potential solution to plastic pollution has been supported by Girlguiding members.

Check out this helpful information from the Marine Conservation Society