The month may be half over, but it's never to late to join the more than 120 million participants in 177 countries that are making a difference! Every day you choose to make an effort to refuse single-use plastics you are helping to be part of the solution to plastic pollution.
Like all habit changes in life, sometimes you need a little guidance and inspiration to move from idea to action. To help you along on your journey to lead a more sustainable lifestyle, we would like to introduce you to plasticfreejuly.org.
The Plastic Free July campaign is led by a dedicated group of environmentally minded individuals at the registered nonprofit organization the Plastic Free Foundation. Based in Australia, their mission of seeing a world free of plastic waste has grown to be one of the most influential environmental campaigns on our planet.
Being a mission based company ourselves, we love that one of the core values that guide the Plastic Free Foundation Mission is a concept that we live by each and every day here at Earth Friendly Straws: The belief that small changes add up to a big difference!
We encourage you to visit their site to learn more about how you can get involved, help share the great educational materials they have created and sign up to take the Plastic Free July challenge. The first step of any habit change is often the hardest, however your efforts are worth it and we are all here to help support you 💚
Plastic Free July Resources to help give you a kick-start:
Learn More about the Plastic Free Foundation's mission and resources.
Not sure where to start? Take a look at their easy to adopt idea's on how to get involved.
Register for the Plastic Free July Challenge.
- What to find help track single-use use plastic usage and learn how they creep into your life? Take the Pesky Plastics Quiz.
Download their handy Getting Started Chart (PDF) to learn what to avoid, how to avoid it and the impact of your decisions.
Be sure to check out their tips video on just how easy it is to change your habits:
Earth Friendly Straws does not have any formal relationship with, or are in any way endorsed by, the Plastic Free Foundation. We are not in any way involved with managing the Plastic Free July challenge. We simply love what these folks are doing and want to help spread the word about their goods deeds and how you can help support them. We encourage you to Visit Them and Register for the Challenge so that can join the millions of people they are helping work towards a plastic waste free world!