4 Tips for a Successful Plastic Free July

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Plastic Free July is right around the corner and for the entire month, millions of people around the world stop using plastic for 31 days. If you've been looking to participate, we have compiled a list of quick and easy tips that you can use to have yourself a successful Plastic Free July!

Read: Plastic Free July | How to Participate | Easy Swaps

 

Here Are 4 Tips for a Successful Plastic Free July:

1. Refuse the use of single-use plastics including plastic water bottles, disposable coffee cups, plastic bags and plastic straws.

Instead: Replace these with reusable alternatives such as a Portable Travel Mug, Reusable Shopping Bags, and Reusable Straws. They will last you much longer and save you money in the long-run!

Read: 10 Plastic-Free & Low-Waste Kitchen Swaps

 

2. Make your own personal care products! There are so many amazing recipes for homemade deodorant, toothpaste, and body lotion.

Check Out: The BEST All-Natural Homemade Deodorant Recipe, it only takes a few steps and you will fall in love with it! It will reduce the amount of plastic containers in your home and is incredibly easy to make!

3. Do the challenge with a friend or loved ones! Not only will you have fun, but you will also be able to support each other. Make it a fun tradition you do every year to support sustainability!

4. Take some time to research sustainable alternatives for single-use plastic items that you use regularly. Next, DIY or invest in reusable alternatives such as Beeswax Paper Wrap, Reusable Bowl Covers, and Biodegradable Razors!

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