Being plastic free is not as difficult as it sounds, as we have provided the resources for you to integrate this seamlessly into your society life.
What is included in the #2023PlasticFree pledge?
Single-use plastic items are designed to be used only once before they are thrown away or recycled. These comprise polythene bags, plastic drinking bottles, plastic bottle caps, food wrappers, straws, and Styrofoam cups amongst others.
In society life it’s the little extras which go unnoticed; such as plastic wrapping around your society merchandise, or coffee cups bought on the way to away games.
Our research with over 150 students shows that in society life there are 5 overwhelming uses of single-use plastic:
- Disposable Cups and Cutlery
- Meal deals
- Disposable coffee cups
- Disposable drink bottles
- Society Merchandise (wrapped in single-use plastic packaging)
However, it’s not exclusive to this! Any single-use plastic that your society uses must be removed in order to be #2023PlasticFree…