Calendar of Plastic Free July events
Have a Plastic Free July event planned? As we there are now too many events to add in manually we are working on developing a worldwide map of events for our new website and in the meantime we suggest you create an event on your Facebook page and add @PlasticFreeJuly as a cohost, we can then accept your request and add to the list of events on our Facebook page.
Check the list of events on our Facebook page for details.
Check the list of events on our Facebook page for details.
2017 EVENTS - Western Australia
- Saturday 3rd June (10 - 11.30am) Reducing Plastic in Everyday Living (City of Swan - Baskerville)
- Thursday 8th June (Bring & Share meal at 6pm, screening at 8pm) A Plastic Tide movie screening (Cottesloe)
- Saturday 10th June (9.30 - 11.30am) Reducing Plastic in Everyday Living (City of Swan - Beechboro)
- Sunday 11th June (9 - 10.30am) World Oceans Day Beach Clean-Up (UNAAWA - Fremantle)
- Wednesday 14th June (12.30 - 1.30pm) How I Live a Plastic-Free Life (City of Armadale - Armadale)
- Wednesday 14th June (6pm - 7.30pm) Reducing Plastic in Everyday Living (City of Swan - Midland)
- Saturday 17th June (9 - 11am) Plastic Free July Workshop - Take the Pledge with Us! (Kwinana Community Share - Leda)
- Friday 23rd June (6pm - 9pm) A Plastic Ocean movie screening (WMRC - Mosman Park)
- Saturday 24th June (10am - 11.30am) Reducing Plastic in Everyday Living (City of Swan - Ellenbrook)
- Sunday 25th June (10am - 11am) Plastic Free July in the Parklet (Vic Park Collective - Victoria Park)
- Sunday 25th June (8am - 12noon) Plastic Free July Let's Get Ready! (EMRC - Kalamunda Farmers Market)
- Tuesday 27th June (6pm - 7pm) How I Live a Plastic-Free Life (City of Belmont - Cloverdale)
- Wednesday 28th June (7 - 9pm) A Plastic Ocean movie screening (Transition Town Guildford - Midland)
- Saturday 1st- 29th July Cape to Cape Plastic Free July month long event calendar (Shire of Augusta - Margaret River)
- Saturday 1st July (9-11am) Paddock to Plate minus the pesky plastic (WMRC - Subi Farmers Market)
- Saturday 1st July (6 - 9pm) A Plastic Ocean Movie Screening (City of Cockburn - Coogee)
- Thursday 6th July (6pm - 7pm) How I Live a Plastic-Free Life (City of Vincent - Vincent)
- Friday 7th July (9.30 - 11am) Plastic Free July Eco Hero Workshop (Eco Faeries - Hillarys)
- Friday 7th July (6-8.30pm) Free Plastic Free July movie night - Bag It screening (Town of Kwinana)
- Saturday 8th July (12 - 2pm) Plastic Free Long Table Lunch (Environment House - Bayswater)
- Saturday 8th July (3.30-4.30pm) Plastic Free July workshop (Vic Park Transition Network - Victoria Park)
- Saturday 8th July (1.30 - 4.30pm) Making Stuff Using Less Plastic (Mindarie Regional Council - West Leederville)
- Sunday 9th July (9am-11.30am) Cottesloe Beach cleanup (Plastic Free July, Sea Shepherd Marine Debris campaign)
- Wednesday July 12th (6.30-9.30) SOLD OUT 'Bag It' Movie Night (Transition Town Vincent - Leederville)
- Friday 14th July (10 - 11.30am) Plastic Free July and Green Cleaning Demo (Waste watchers Mundaring)
- Saturday 15th July Plastic-Free July Morning Tea (City of Melville - Piney Lakes)
- Thursday 20th July (7pm - 10pm) A Plastic Ocean movie screening (Fremantle Sailing Club and Sea Shepherd - South Fremantle)
- Tuesday 25th July (6.30 - 8.30pm) Plastic Free Play - Board Games Night (Transition Town Guildford - Guildford)
- Saturday 29th July (1 - 4pm) Plastic Free July - after July then what? (Mindarie Regional Council - Currambine)
2017 EVENTS - OTHER STATES
- Saturday 17th June (11am - 3pm) The Road to Plastic Free July (Community Exchange Network Tasmania - TAS - Penguin)
- Saturday 17th June (1pm) A Hero's Guide to Saving the Planet Street Cleanup (Wit incorporated - VIC - Footscray)
- Sunday 25th June (10am - 1pm) North Bondi Beach Clean-Up (Sea Shepherd Marine Debris Campagin - NSW - North Bondi)
- Sunday 25th June (4pm) A Plastic Ocean movie screening (Wit incorporated - VIC - Bluestone Church Arts Space)
- Tuesday 27th June (11am - 3pm) YCG Boomerang Bags Sewing Bee (Yandina Community Garden - QLD - Yandina)
- Wednesday 28th June (10.30 - 11.30am) Plastic Free July Prep (Adelaide Sustainability Centre - SA - Adelaide)
- Monday 1st - Sunday 15th July (11am & 1pm Wed - Sun) A Hero's Guide to Saving the Planet theatre show (Wit incorporated - VIC - Bluestone Arts Space)
- Thursday 6th July (5.15 - 8pm) A Plastic Ocean Movie Screening (Eurobodalla Shire Council - NSW - Moruya)
- Thursday 6th & 13th July (6.30-8.30pm) Plastic Free July Living and Beyond (The Big Drop Collective - Camperdown - NSW)
- Saturday 8th July (11am - 1pm) Plastic Free July Community Celebration (Blue Mountains Food Coop - Katoomba - NSW)
- Sunday 9th July (12.30 - 3pm) Plastic Free July Bondi Beach Clean (Responsible Runners - SYD - Bondi Beach)
- Sunday 9th July (11am-2pm) Plastic Free July Bake Sale & More (Sea Shepherd Marine Debris Campaign)
- Saturday 15 July (9am - 4pm) Boonah World Environment Day Festival (Boonah Organisation for a Sustainable Shire - QLD - Boonah)
- Saturday 22nd July (4.30 - 6.30pm) A Plastic Ocean - Movie Night (The Source Bulk Foods - West End - Brisbane)
- Thursday 27th July (6.30 - 8.30pm) A Plastic Ocean - Movie Night (The Source Bulk Foods - West End - Brisbane)
- Thursday 27th July (6.30 - 8.30pm) Going Plastic Free (Commune - Waterloo - NSW)
- Friday 30th June & throughout July Let's make change together (Aro Valley, New Zealand)
- Friday 30th June (5 - 7pm ) Plastic Free July Kickoff - Beach Cleanup & More (USA - Blackstone Heritage Corridor, Inc - MA - Whitinsville)
- 6th - 30th July Ecology Centre Plastic Free July event series (Berkeley, California)
- Monday 19th June - 7th August Plastic Free July Sustainable Summer Series (S.C.R.A.P - Cathedral City - California USA)
- Saturday 8th July (8.30am - 4pm) Reusable Bag Sale (St. Kitts Sustainable Development Council - St. Kitts - West Indies)
- Thursday 13th July (5.30-6.30pm) Be Plastic Free workshop (Impact Hub - Budapest - Hungary)
ARCHIVE - PREVIOUS YEARS' EVENTS
2016 EVENTS - Western Australia
- Thursday 16 June (6-8.30pm) Oceans and Our World of Water (Henderson Environment Centre) *
- Tuesday, June 21 (6:45 pm) Freo living Smarties Plastic Free Food night (Ecoburbia, Beaconsfield)
- Saturday 25 June (10am-4pm) Less is More Festival & Plastic Free July Official Launch (Peppermint Grove) *
- Sunday 26 June (9am-12pm) Plastic Free July: Let's Get Ready (Old Midland Courthouse) *
- Tuesday 28 June (6.30-7.30pm) Plastic pollution: local solutions for a global problem (Claremont) *
- Friday 1 July (9.30-11.30am) From Cottesloe to San Francisco: solutions to plastic pollution (Peppermint Grove)*
- Saturday 2 July (8-12 midday) Margaret River Plastic Free July Launch (Margaret River)
- Sunday 3 July (11.30am) Plastic Free July Long-Table Lunch (Guildford)*
- Friday 8 July (1.30pm) Could you be plastic free? (Subiaco)*
- Friday 8 July (6.30-9pm) Plastic Paradise screening & public talks (Peppermint Grove) SOLD OUT! *
- Throughout July Albany Community Environment Centre: films, talks, workshops and tours (Albany WA)
- Plastic Free Byron - Events, activities and discounts running throughout June & July (Byron Bay NSW)
- Manly Chamber of Commerce - 23 June (6pm) Plastic Free Manly Business Launch event (Sydney NSW)
- Sea Shepherd Marine Debris Campaign - 24 June (7.30-11pm) Plastic Free July Trivia Night (Melbourne VIC)
- Cafnec Marine Response Team - 25 June (2.00-5.30pm) Plastic Free July: It All Adds Up (Cairns QLD)
- Sea Shepherd Marine Debris Campaign - 14 July (6.30pm) Plastic Paradise Screening (Brisbane QLD)
- Sea Shepherd Adelaide Marine Debris Team - 17 July (10.30am) - Beach Clean-up (Port Elliott Beach SA)
- Willoughby Council - 4 to 8 July (10am-4pm) Ocean Action Pod (Chatswood NSW)
- Plastic Bag Free Victoria - 10 July (1.30pm) Movie & Panel Discussion (Melbourne VIC)
- Plastic Free July Adelaide - 13 July (6.30pm) Mindful Shopping (Adelaide SA)
- Plastic Free Morning tea - 16 July (11am) And Boomerang Bag making (Yamba NSW)
- Adelaide Sustainability Centre - 23 July (11am&1pm) Plastic Free July DIY Workshop (Adelaide SA)
- North Sydney Council (NSW);-
- Saturday July 9 (10:30 am-12:30 pm) Natural Skincare workshop
- Thursday July 14 (6:30pm -8:30pm) Bag It Movie Screening
- Wednesday July 20 (6:30 pm - 9:00pm) Refuse Single Use Plastic Forum
- Saturday July 23 (10:30 am - 12:30 pm) Live Plastic Free Workshop
- Cathedral City Art Gallery, California (USA) - 9 July. Politics of Plastic, Scrap Gallery
- Ecology Centre Berkeley, California (USA) - 27 June - 31 July. Events, workshops, talks & photo competition
- Plastic Free July Cambodia - Events throughout July
- Far North Eco Centre, Kaitaia (NZ) - Events throughout July;-
- Buy Back Plastic scheme - 16 Jul10c refund for every PET 1 plastic beverage container
- Kaitaia Market Stall - 16&30 July
- Plastic Free shared kai/lunch - 30 July
2015 Events - Western Australia
Event Series (multiple events) - Western Australia
- Tuesday 16 June (6.30pm) - Freo Living Smarties Plastic Free July preparation
- Saturday 20 June (1pm) - Talk "50 bits of plastic I can live without and 5 I can't), City of Cockburn
- Saturday 27 June (2pm) - Free community workshop on being plastic free, Quinns Rocks
- Saturday 4 July (10am-2pm) - Free bamboo bag decorating workshop plus songs by Eco Faeries, Dianella
- Saturday 4 July (10am) - Plastic Unwrapped - ideas, inspiration and practical skills to go plastic free. Earthwise, Subiaco
- Sunday 5 July (8.30am-11.30am) - Free bamboo bag decorating workshop by Eco Faeries, Stirling Farmers Markets
- Friday 10 July (1.30pm) - Peel Preservation Group screening of Trashed.
- Friday 10 July (7pm) - Transition Towns Stirling - Tapped the movie, North Beach
- Sunday 19 July - Sea Shepherd Perth Beach cleanup @ South Beach, Fremantle
- Friday 24 July (10am) - Plastic Free July Workshop, Luscious Cafe, Denmark
- Saturday 27 July (2pm) - Free Community workshop in West Leederville, Mindarie Regional Council
- Friday 31 July (6.30 - 8.30pm) - Let's Celebrate 2015 Plastic Free July closing party, Mosman Park
Event Series (multiple events) - Western Australia
- Albany - Plastic Free July Preparation Weekly workshops in May/June. Rainbow Coast Neighbourhood Centre Community Gardens in Albany.
- Victoria Park - with 9 events during June/July to choose from there is something for everyone from movie nights to hands-on workshops and talks. An initiative of Vic Park Transition Network, Vic. Park Collective and Give a Damn.
- Margaret River -
- Boomerang Bag making sewing bee Tues 9 June @ 2/1 Charles West Ave, MR, 10-3 & 5:30-8:30 pm Mon 15 June
- Surfrider plastic free event showcasing local plastic initiatives with kids marine debris crafting activities @ Ocean Film Festival, @ MR Cultural Centre, Sat 20 June, 4:30-9:30pm
- Plastic Free July launch - Boomerang Bags, reusable cup wash-up, info stall, Sat 4th July @ MR Farmers Markets, 8am
- Bag It - free movie screening Fri 17 July @ Tingrith Meeting House, 5:30pm
- Mundaring - Wednesdays every July (10am) - Plastic Free Support Group Meeting, Wasteless Pantry
- Port Phillip EcoCentre: Plastic Ain't Fantastic Cooking School and Nude Food Cooking school. Learn new skills to go plastic free.
- Australian Marine Conservation Society - Baykeepers documentary and talk on plastic pollution (Melbourne)
- Manly Council: great Plastic Free July program with a movie night, workshops and more.
- Sydney GreenUps: 7pm Wednesday 7 July Plastic Free July event with great speakers, info and more.
- Blacktown Council: - 9.45am 18 July How Plastic is your life: Talk and Tea event.
- Avoca Beachside Markets: 9am-2pm Sun 26 July, Plastic Free July events - ecoart, sculptures, seedlings, fill your own water bottles, Heazlett Park, Avoca
- Cambodia - launch event, talks and The Last Straw initiative during July.
- New Zealand - Waikato Environment Centre Potluck dinner - 5.30pm 25 June.
- USA - Florida - Aquarian Bath is holding a Two Hands Project beach cleanup at Ormond by the Beach - 5.30pm Monday 6 July.
2014 Events - Western Australia
- 19 June (6.30-8.30pm): Community workshop on reducing plastic with Quinns Rocks Environmental Group and MRC.
- 19 June (6.30pm): "Drastic Plastic" with Cannington Living Smarties at CREEC.
- 19 June (7-9pm): Plastic Free July preparations with Freo Living Smarties in South Fremantle.
- 27 June (10.30am - 1.30pm): Plastic Free July sewing group with Transition Towns Stirling.
- 28 June: Plastic Free July event at Cooby Farmers Market.
- 29 June (8am -12noon): Plastic Free July popup display at Growers Green Farmers Market in South Fremantle.
- 29 June: Plastic Free July display at Midland Farmers Market with Transition Town Guildford.
- 3 July (6.30pm): Screening of BagIt movie, info session and food with Transition Town Mt Hawthorn.
- 5 July (8am-12noon): Official Plastic Free July launch at Subiaco Farmers Market with whole food chef Jude Blereau.
- 5 July (8am-12noon): Plastic Free July launch at Margaret River Farmers Market.
- 6 July (81m-12noon): Plastic Free July event at Palmyra Farmers Market.
- 9 July (9.00am-12noon): Plastic Free July sewing group with Transition Towns Stirling.
- 9 July (6.30pm): Free screening of 'BagIt' with the City of Kwinana.
- 11 July (6pm): Plastic Free July movie night with the City of Stirling and Transition Towns Stirling.
- 13 July: Plastic Free July event at Mundaring Sunday Markets.
- 15 July: Plastic Bag workshop at Fair Harvest Farm, Margaret River.
- 19 July: (1pm-3pm) Make your Own Produce Bags, free sewing workshop at the Grove Community Centre. Hosted by Make New and Mend.
- 19 July (6.30-9.15pm): Workshop on reducing plastic and Bag It movie screening with Mt Hawthorn Transition Towns and MRC.
- 22 July (6pm-8pm): Make your own shopping bag with City of Cockburn.
- 25 July (7pm): Mundaring in Transition screening of 'Trashed'.
- 31 July (7pm-9pm): PFJ Finale! At the OBH in Cottesloe with WMRC Earth Carers.
- 16 June (10.30am)" Screening BagIt at Willunga Environment Centre
- 19 June (7pm): "What on earth is wrong with plastic?" presentation at Willunga Environment Centre, South Australia
- 29 June (10am): Going Plastic Free workshop at Northey St Farm, Brisbane Queensland
- 2 July (Sydney): Film & Feast - "Addicted to Plastic" documentary and local organic dinner by Transition Bondi.
- 4 July (7.00pm): Screening of 'BagIt' at Nabiac Uniting Church, NSW
- Berkeley California - (26&29 June, 13&27 July) 4 event series of films, workshops, discussions & meals at the Ecology Centre.
- 17 July (7.30pm) Screening BagIt at Grey Lynn Community Centre, Auckland New Zealand
- Plastics Anonymous (Harbourview Hotel, Raglan NZ): support group every Thursday night in July at 5pm