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July calendar with plants. Photo by Maddi Bazzocco on Unsplash

July calendar with plants. Photo by Maddi Bazzocco on Unsplash

Take the Plastic Free Challenge - FREE Calendar!

01 Jul 2020

  • sustainable living
  • plastic

It’s Plastic Free July! To help you on your journey to breakup with single-use plastic items, we’ve created a 31-day calendar with a tip each day. Are you up for the challenge?


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Plastic Free July Challenge - 31 Day Calendar © WWF-Australia 


Artwork by Candice Cameron

Download Your Free Calendar as a PDF



1. Sign the petition to end single-use plastic

2. Do the #PlasticFreeShop challenge with Cody Simpson

3. Get your coffee in a reusable cup or say 'no' to plastic lids if you can't take your keep cup

4. Decline a plastic straw

5. Use a bamboo toothbrush

6. Join a beach clean up

7. Bring your own reusable bag to the shops

8. Bring your own cutlery or opt out of cutlery when ordering takeaway on a delivery app

9. Bring your own takeaway containers or choose planet friendly takeaway that doesn't use containers, such as pizza. 

10. Choose a reusable drink bottle

11. Make your own personal care products

12. Switch to bar soap instead of liquid soap

13. Buy from bulk food stores

14. Recycle your old mobile phone

15. Choose plastic free produce

16. Try reusable food wrap

17. Use bamboo cotton buds

18. Sign the global petition to end plastic pollution

19. REDcycle your soft plastics

20. Reuse, reuse, reuse!

21. Choose natural fabrics

22. Shop for ReefCycle sunglasses

23. Slow down and eat-in

24. Choose a recycled plastic phone case

25. Choose a pencil over a pen

26. Skip plastic-bottled drinks

27.Take your own bread bag to the bakery

28. Bring your own cloth produce bags to the supermarket

29. Give old plastics a new life

30. Make your own newspaper bin liner

31. Switch to steel or bamboo pegs

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



Plastic is everywhere and it doesn't disappear. We can't let nature go to waste.

 Help phase out single-use plastics.


WWF-Australia is proud to be supporting Plastic Free July’s global movement helping millions of people be part of the solution to plastic pollution.