After the wonderful feedback and engagement we have had in previous years we will be facilitating another Lent Plastic Challenge from Wednesday 1st March to Sunday 15th April.
The challenge is a positive one, choose one or two items to find alternatives to each week. And you are not alone. There is a supportive Facebook community and each week we provide a tip sheet with inspiration, discounts and offers. You can also follow on Twitter and Instagram too. Use the #lentplasticchallenge and #plasticchallenge.
In the last few weeks there have been some exciting developments with the UN launching their plastics campaign and countries pledging to tackle their impacts, so what a great time to really create a public shift in the perception of plastics.
In other news, Cocoa Cola have also said they are now, after years of lobbying against, behind a deposit return scheme for plastic bottles in Scotland. And A Plastic Planet are lobbying supermarkets for a plastic aisle.
Be part of the solution NOT the pollution
By joining the free Lent Plastic Challenge you can share your tips and inspire your friends and family too.
You can find out some of the reasons that plastic are bad for our health and the planet’s here.