On the 16th June 2022, NGOs and #breakfreefromplastic members from around the world will be celebrating World Refill Day: a global campaign initiated by UK-based environmental organisation City to Sea. This global public awareness campaign aims to help people live with less waste. Partners, supporters, and thousands of everyday activists around the world will […]
The #WeChooseReuse campaign kicked off the new year with two meetings with the European Commission. On the 26th January and 2 February we met with Virginijus Sinkevicius (Commissioner on Environment, Oceans and Fisheries) and Frans Timmermans (Executive Vice President of the European Commission) to discuss the challenges that businesses and local authorities face when implementing […]
With over 100,000 individuals, over 150 NGOs, 263 businesses and 33 municipalities across Europe, the #WeChooseReuse campaign has come a long way in just one year. Check out our one year anniversary video and discover the journey we have been through.
Most people are aware that single-use plastics pile up as trash and pollute our planet, but what is less widely understood is that when it comes to plastics, harm is occuring long before our water bottles and cling film turn up in our oceans. Over 99% of plastics are produced from fossil fuels (mainly oil […]