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Our actions help create a plastic-free world

Join us in reducing plastic consumption, especially single-use plastics, in ways that fit best in your lifestyle and are most impactful to reducing your footprint.
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Although plastic is a versatile material with many uses, it is also concerning because it presents health risks, contributes to litter and pollution, and is challenging to dispose of. Some of the most common and problematic plastic items we deal with every day come in the form of packaging and single-use plastics. Since these items are used for a short period of time and then discarded, they contribute significantly to the increasing amount of plastic waste.

Be part of the solution by joining the Plastic-Free Challenge. Together, our actions can help protect water, address climate change, improve our health, and create a plastic-free world.

Remember that developing low-waste habits is a gradual process. Start by browsing the actions within each category, and select actions that make sense for you and your family. In this challenge, you can select up to five daily actions and five one-time actions.
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Collective Impact

Our strength is in our numbers

We believe the solution to the planet’s biggest challenges lies in the power of collective action. By taking action in our own lives and inspiring the people around us, each of us contributes to a world of impact.

Come back and check in on February 1 and watch our impact add up.

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  • January 30 at 3:01 PM
    I'm trying out plastic-free dental care with this starter kit -
  • January 30 at 1:41 PM
    Josh "encouraged" me to make a post so we could beat those Presbyterians.
  • January 30 at 9:34 AM