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Plastic Free July 2023 How YOU Can Make a Difference

Plastic Free July is a global movement that challenges people to reduce their single-use plastic consumption for the month of July. Since its launch in 2011, Plastic Free July has inspired millions of people to make changes in their everyday lives, and has helped to reduce millions of tons of plastic waste from entering our oceans and landfills. If you're looking for ways to reduce your plastic footprint, Plastic Free July is a great place to start. Here are a few simple tips to help you get started:

  • Bring your own reusable bags when you go shopping. This is one of the easiest ways to reduce your plastic consumption.

  • Say no to straws. Straws are a major source of plastic pollution, and they're completely unnecessary.

  • Use a reusable water bottle. Instead of buying bottled water, invest in a reusable water bottle that you can refill throughout the day.

  • Avoid single-use food containers. When you're ordering food to go, ask for your food to be put in reusable containers. Did you know that we offer a discount to people who re-use their salad bowls and bring their own coffee cups?

  • Buy zer waste. When you buy zero waste products, you can reduce the amount of packaging that you use and buy JUST what you need.

  • Compost food scraps. Composting is a great way to reduce the amount of food waste that ends up in landfills.

  • Recycle whenever possible. Even if you're trying to reduce your plastic consumption, recycling is still important.

These are just a few simple tips to help you reduce your plastic footprint. By making small changes in your everyday life, you can make a big difference. In addition to these tips, there are a number of other things you can do to celebrate Plastic Free July. You can:

  • Sign up for the Plastic Free July challenge. This will give you access to resources and support to help you reduce your plastic consumption.

  • Spread the word about Plastic Free July. Talk to your friends, family, and neighbours about the importance of reducing plastic pollution.

Every little bit helps. By taking action during Plastic Free July, you can help to create a more sustainable future for our planet. For more information:

  • Plastic Free July website:

  • Plastic Free July Facebook page:

  • Plastic Free July Twitter:

  • Plastic Free July Instagram:

Don't forget you can make YOUR local refill store even better by helping us to achieve our 18K crowdfunding target. With your help we can bring you MORE zero waste products to cut our collective oplastic consumption. For more information visit:

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