For participants needing reusables or other items to ditch single-use plastic, we encourage you to use what you have, buy second hand and support local businesses. If you prefer to purchase reusable items online, consider the retailers below that support Plastic Free July.
To learn more about the story of Plastic Free July and the growth of the movement, read “Plastic Free – The Inspiring Story of a Global Environmental Movement and Why it Matters” by Rebecca Prince-Ruiz and Joanna Atherfold Finn.
Limited edition Plastic Free July produce bags.
*The Plastic Free Foundation receives a small commission on the sale of these carefully selected products through affiliate links. Buying through these links supports our work as a not-for-profit organisation to bring about behaviour change and work towards a world without plastic. This excludes the book ‘Plastic Free’ where royalties are shared between the co-authors.
We welcome businesses wanting to support the Plastic Free Foundation.
Through sales of products or services, businesses can donate to the movement by donating directly, or by giving a percentage of annual sales through 1% for the Planet. 1% for the Planet pairs businesses and individuals with approved environmental nonprofits such as ours, creating high-impact partnerships that amplify the impact of giving.
For me, saying goodbye to plastic bags REALLY happened when I stopped saying 'it's okay this one time'. I started doing hilarious things like carrying six avocados in my handbag or wrapping all my shopping up in my gym towel.