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Plastic-Free July: What can I do?

Plastic. It's everywhere! From our morning coffee cup to the bag that carries our groceries, plastic seems to have infiltrated every corner of our lives. But what if we told you there was a way to break free, even if it's just for a month? Enter Plastic-Free July!

This global movement is all about making small changes that add up to a big impact. We're here to show you how you can be a part of the solution, without giving up the things you love.

Plastic-Free July is more than just a personal challenge. It's a chance to connect with a global community of millions working to reduce plastic pollution. Here's how you can get involved with the movement:

  • Take the pledge: Head over to the Plastic Free Foundation website (https://www.plasticfreejuly.org/) and officially commit to reducing your plastic use for the month.
  • Spread the word: Talk to your friends, family, and colleagues about Plastic-Free July. Encourage them to join the movement and share tips on social media using #PlasticFreeJuly.
  • Support plastic-free businesses: Look for companies (like NothingFishy 😊) that prioritise sustainable practices and offer plastic-free alternatives.

3 ways to contribute

1. Level up your reuse game:

You're already a sustainability superstar if you're subscribed to our refill subscription service. But why stop there? This July, challenge yourself to reuse even more! Invite your friends through our refer-a-friend programme, or urge your folks to use tote bags whilst shopping. Spreading the word always works.

2. Recycling right:

Recycling is a fantastic way to keep plastic out of landfills. The good news? You might be recycling more than you think! Websites like RecycleNow can help you identify exactly what goes where in your local recycling program. Unsure about that yogurt container? RecycleNow has the answer!

3. Reduce your reliance on plastic:

Single-use plastics are a major culprit in plastic pollution. This July, ditch the flimsy shopping bags and invest in a sturdy, eco-friendly alternative. The same goes for your morning coffee! A reusable water bottle and coffee cup are your new best friends – and the planet will thank you for it.

Want more ideas?

Find out what else you can do for our oceans in this articleThe Ocean Crisis: What Can Be Done?

We know going plastic-free can feel daunting. That's why we, at NothingFishy, are all about making it simple. We're proud to offer plastic-free, ocean-conscious supplements – good for you and good for the planet. Plus, with our Subscribe & Save option, you can score savings of up to 40% each month on your favourite supplements. Win-win!

So, what are you waiting for? Join the Plastic-Free July movement and make a difference.