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Plastic Free July

Plastic Free July
03 Jul 2023

Harvey Library will spread awareness about the benefits of reducing plastic waste throughout July.

Harvey Library will spread awareness about the benefits of reducing plastic waste throughout July.

The ‘Plastic Free July’ campaign is part of a global movement that discourages plastic. 

According to the Plastic Free Foundation, more than 100 million participants in 190 countries participate in Plastic Free July and make a significant impact in their communities. 

Plastic Free July participants:

  • reduce their household waste and recycling by 15kg per person per year (3.5% less waste)
  • globally they reduced 2.1 billion tonnes of waste and recycling including 300 million kgs of plastic consumption
  • 86% people made changes that have become habits/ a way of life after 11 years Plastic Free July has reduced global demand by 2.3% of all bottled water, 3.1% of all fruit and vegetable packaging, 4.0% of all plastic straws

Harvey Library will install a “Plastic Free July” display to share information about the campaign and encourage the community to get involved.

Read more about Plastic Free July here.