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Christmas dinner table setting © WWF-Aus / Stef Mercurio

Christmas dinner table setting © WWF-Aus / Stef Mercurio

Take the plastic free Christmas challenge! - FREE calendar!

01 Dec 2019

  • plastic
  • marine pollution
  • sustainable living

It’s Christmas time! To help you on your journey to saying no to single-use plastic items, we’ve created a 31-day calendar with a tip each day. Are you up for the challenge?


Download Your Free Calendar as a PDF


Plastic free December challenge calendar © WWF-Australia


Artwork by Candice Cameron

Download Your Free Calendar as a PDF


1. Adopt a tree as a Christmas gift for a friend, colleague or family

2. Request 'no plastic!' in online orders

3. Wrap gifts in recyclable paper

4. Buy a real Christmas tree

5. Re-gift unwanted Christmas gifts - don't throw them away!

6. Print gift vouchers instead of giving a plastic a plastic gift-card

7. Send Christmas e-cards

8. Gift a KeepCup

9. Avoid excess packaging

10. Sign the petition to end single-use plastics

11. Find barely used toys on Gumtree

12. Give gifts in a reusable stocking

13. Gift something handmade

14. BYO produce bags

15. Gift a plat

16. Shop local

17. Avoid glitter

18. Sign the global petition to end plastic pollution

19. Say 'no' to plastic bags

20. Gift an experience

21. Shop eco-friendly toys

22.  Avoid plastic cutlery

23. DIY Christmas decorations

24. Avoid crackers with plastic toys

25. Store leftovers in glass containers

26. Pack solid travel toiletries 

27. BYO drink bottle to the beach 

28. BYO steel straw

29. Skip the party balloons

30. Try the NYE plastic free challenge 

31. Cheers with real glasses!

Let us know how you go in the Plastic Free December challenge! Tag us in your social media posts on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter using the hashtag #EndSingleUsePlastic.


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