Of course every month is plastic free for me but plastic free July is a time to make a bit of extra effort.
What is Plastic Free July
The aim is to cut your consumption of one use plastic, for one month; how much you choose to cut is up to you – read my take.
A bit of history
Plastic Free July started in 2011 in Australia in 2013 it went global. They have a great website and are all round good eggs.
My Plastic Free July
I try to cut all disposable plastics including the lesser known sneaky plastics
As this page can get rather full I tend to report my own progress separately .
A Day By Day Update – right here
1 straw obviously my mimes were not too good
3 plastic line cans of beer because I get so bored of water
Who is we? Every year UK based bloggers have joined in.
It’s really important to link up with U.K. based plastivists who will be sharing throughout the month. While some solutions like solid shampoo from Lush can be accessed UK wide, many are local.
First off we have Lisa at www.less-stuff.co.uk
and Sarah at www.facebook.com/rhubarbandrunnerbeans
From Bristol it’s the Cheeky Girls of Green:
Author and TV presenter @nataliefee. Read about here in thePlastic Free U.K. Directory:
And Michelle film maker, writer of the great blog Plastic A Lot Less and tweeter @.
They are the brains behind numerous campaigns, the latest being
Get on the list
If you are tweeting or writing this year go to that post and add your details in the comment box.
You can find a list of bloggers who have contributed in the past, here.
Keeping in Touch
Join in at the Plastic Is Rubbish Support Group where people share plastic free tips.
And Twitter @plasticSrubbish
I encourage UK participants to use the hashtag #pfjuk for British related posts. Mainly because it gets very dispiriting to hear of a fantastic bulk food store only to find it is based in Sydney.