Our News

  • RHS Chelsea Sustainable Garden Product of the Year 2021

    In May the Royal Horticultural Society crowned Ocean Plastic Pots as the first ever recipient of the RHS Chelsea Sustainable Product of the Year,...
  • BBC Radio Scotland - with Johnnie Beattie

    Hitting the Airwaves Un-phased by his TV debut, Ally was also heard on Johnnie Beattie’s drive time radio show on BBC Radio Scotland, revealing ...
  • Beechgrove

    Making Waves on the Small Screen on Beechgrove The BBC’s long running Scottish gardening show is a bit of an institution in many households with ...
  • The Herald Magazine - Cover

    Ocean Plastic Pots are delighted to be featured on the cover of the Herald Magazine in a feature entitled "Flame Shells, Nesting Eagles and Pots F...
  • The Observer Style Section

    Ocean Plastic Pots are featured in the The Observer Style Section in an article on Ethical Homeware. This piece was in the the Style section and ...
  • The Sunday Post

    Ocean Plastic Pots are delighted to be featured in The Sunday Post Newspaper in an article entitled "Money for old rope (and nets): Meet the man t...
  • Pebble Magazine

    Ocean Plastic Pots are delighted to be featured in Pebble Magazine the number one magazine for stylish, sustainable living. From ethical fashion t...
  • Wild Flower Magazine

    Ocean plastic Pots were delighted to be featured in the Spring 2021 issue of Wildflower Magazine celebrating life in the country in an article on c...
  • Knobble the Minkie Whale

    As part of our company ethos we wanted to give something back and so through the Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust we have sponsored a Minkie Whale...
  • Our 2nd Plant Pot Design & Portobello Market

    We then drew up a design for our 2nd Proto Type Plant Pot. in a sketch and then had an engineer turn our sketch into a set of drawings which could be used by our tool maker to make a custom mould for our equipment. 
  • Manufacturing in Scotland

    Ocean Plastic Pots met with a product design company in Glasgow and from there we sourced a manufacturer in Scotland. Manufacturing in the UK keeps our Carbon Footprint small and allows us to have more control of the end result. It also invests in the economy at a time when the UK economy has never faced such economic challenges.
  • Selling our First Pots at Leith Market, Edinburgh

    Ocean Plastic Pots was fortunate to be invited to Leith Market in Edinburgh, where we planted up a batch of our small pots with herbs in.