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Join millions of people reducing their plastic waste.

Plastic Free July is a global movement that helps millions of people be part of the solution to plastic pollution – so we can have cleaner streets, oceans, and beautiful communities. Will you be part of Plastic Free July by choosing to refuse single-use plastics?

family shopping at a farmers market with reusable bags

About the challenge

Plastic Free July provides resources and ideas to help you (and millions of others around the world) reduce single-use plastic waste everyday at home, work, school, and even at your local café.

Reusable carry bag, keep cups and bamboo cutlery
Glass of lemonade, bunch of straws and a plastic juice bottle

Our movement has inspired over 120 million participants in 177 countries. You making a small change will collectively make a massive difference to our communities. You can choose to refuse single-use plastics in July (and beyond!). Best of all, being part of Plastic Free July will help you to find great alternatives that can become new habits forever.

What are you here for?

Plastic Free July is full of ideas – click here to reveal the options that suit you

Think about it. Why would you make something that you’re going to use for a few minutes out of a material that’s basically going to last forever, and you’re just going to throw it away. What’s up with that?

Jeb Berrier, BagIt movie

What others do

young woman working at coffee van holding two reusable mugs with coffee

How WMRC initiated Plastic Free July in the community

Shirley with her two children

How having children inspired Shirley to become zero-waste

Three staff members in a lab

Robert kick-started conversations across a university campus

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