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Welcome to Stem The Tide! We are a environmentally friendly business that aims to promote a better future for everyone. Whether it’s recycled plastic, upcycled, ethical or sustainable then we have it! Find your new favourite product that’s been carefully crafted and upcycled from unique materials or made from recycled plastic today! Our upcycled products are made from soap pouches, wine bottles, coffee sacks, rubber tree wood and more. For each Stem backpack sold we also donate £5 to the conservation initiatives including the Marine Conservation Society. Start browsing today to lead a better, environmentally friendly lifestyle!

Our Mission 

Increase your happiness with ethical, up-cycled, recycled products you’ll love and use everyday

We provide products manufactured from recycled single-use plastic bottles. Plus, ethical, up-cycled and recycled products that help you cut out plastic at home and on the move. Our up-cycled products are made from soap pouches, wine bottles, coffee sacks, rubber tree wood and more.

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Even if you live hundreds of miles from the coast, the plastic you throw away could make its way into the sea. Once in the ocean, plastic decomposes very slowly, breaking down in to tiny pieces known as micro plastics that can be incredibly damaging to sea life. 80% of plastic in our oceans is from... Read more »

My Why

Hello, I’m Ann. I am an ordinary person, a person who believes that small actions from millions of individuals can change the world. I believe its the only thing that ever has. As my partner and I watched news footage and programmes like Blue Planet in late 2015 and felt helpless and concerned for our… Read more »

Which Plastics Can Be Recycled?

The packaging of almost every plastic product we buy has a recycling logo, with numbers inside and letters underneath. These icons, called plastic identification codes or resin identification codes, are identified according to the type of resin in the plastic. The recycling logo in these codes might be deceptive about how easy to recycle all... Read more »

Customer Reviews

Love these Onya bags! Great comms, fast shipping, as described - A**

Great product, as described. Good communication from seller. Thank you very much