Plastic Free July: Week One
WHAT ARE YOUR PLANS FOR this summer? Could you stop using plastic water bottles or refuse disposable straws for the holidays? Last July 36,000 people quit single-use plastic to raise awareness of how much there is in our lives - and how most of it can never disappear. Plastic Free July was launched in Australia in 2011 to highlight the problems associated with plastic products that are only used once before being discarded. Kathryn Houldcroft set herself the challenge of going plastic-free for a month and was surprised how frustrating and life-changing she found it.