Professor Gatrad OBE DL is a consultant paediatrician in the West Midlands. He founded WASUP – World Against Single Use Plastic over 3 years ago and now it is global with WASUP Ambassadors in 9 countries. The 4 main tenets of WASUP are:

  1.  Raise awareness in all sectors of the community (schools, businesses, places of worship etc) thorough talks events, leaflets and the social media
  1. Educate the children in schools about the dangers of plastic and teach them about recycling
  1. Litter picking both in streets and the waterways by all sectors of the community.
  1. Putting pressure on manufacturers to use less plastic in their packaging and decrease plastic in their supply chain. or in some cases none.