Could YOU take on the Plastic Challenge?
We use single-use plastics for just about everything, from cleaning our teeth and showering to buying and storing our food and other products. It is durable and lightweight, but it’s these properties that allow it to persist in the environment for hundreds to thousands of years.
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Join the Plastic Challenge
Take on the Plastic Challenge and join the growing community of people saying goodbye to single-use plastic in June.
Meet the plastic challengers
Discover how past ‘challengers’ coped with single-use plastic-free living
Browse the Plastic Challenge shop
Find products to help you, from bathroom products to storage containers
Visit the ‘tip swap’
Check back soon for our new and improved ‘tip swap’
Challenge your school
Curriculum linked learning outlines and ideas for plastic-free school activities
Did you know?…
Every day millions of microplastics enter the sea from personal care products such as scrubs and toothpastes
Over time, one plastic bottle bobbing along in the ocean can break down in to hundreds of tiny plastic pieces
Since the carrier bag charge came in across the UK, the Great British Beach Clean has recorded 40% fewer bags on beaches
Stop the plastic tide
Support our appeal to turn the tide on plastics.Find out more