Plastic Free July 2020

Dubbo Regional Council is a proud Plastic Free Council Challenge member.

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?

By participating, Dubbo Regional Council is supporting the community to choose to refuse single-use plastics directly and helping to create cleaner communities, alleviating the recycling crisis, reducing landfill waste and mitigating the effects of climate change.

The Plastic Free July challenge provides resources and ideas to help you (and millions of others around the world) reduce single-use plastic waste every day at home, work, school, and even at your local café. Ready to take the Plastic Free July challenge? Participants tell us that the tips and tricks in our weekly emails during July help them to keep motivated during the challenge. People also enjoy reading stories from our participants and other news from our global movement.

How you can participate;-

Pledge now to reduce your use! Join 250 million people worldwide taking positive action to reduce waste and single-use plastics this July.

If you are just starting out, focus on the Top 4 single use plastics - takeaway coffee cups, plastic shopping bags, plastic straws and water bottles. Or go for gold and try to eliminate all single-use plastics for a month. Form or join a group to take the challenge together. This could be the start of a life-changing experience for you, your family, your colleagues.

The Plastic Free July website is a great place to get inspiration and support, and to share your tips, ideas and experiences.

Dubbo Regional Council and its partners have planned a great range of activities to support you in reducing single-use plastics this July.

Check out the picture below to give you some ideas about how you can reduce your plastic use:

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Last Edited: 30 Jul 2020

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