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Plastic Free Eco-Challenge

Ditch the Plastic!

Our team is dedicated to inspiring, facilitating and creating change. Won’t you join us in participating in the Plastic Free Eco-Challenge? This 31-day global challenge aims to inspire the reduction and refusal of single-use plastics. Various teams from across the nation come together in a friendly competition to create and inspire plastic-free habits across six action categories: food, personal care, community, lifestyle, pets, and family. By committing to simple plastic-free actions in your everyday life, you can help protect and restore our planet and create a more sustainable future.

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We’ve picked out a few tips to help you reduce plastic use:

  • Bring reusable bags when shopping, including produce bags.
  • Give up gum or choose gum made from plastic-free gum bases.
  • Replace dish soap with a bar or refillable option.
  • Pack reusable cutlery, drinkware and containers in your/your child’s lunch.
  • Support sustainable products and businesses.

Scale back or eliminate plastic use with a host of easy and inventive actions like these from each of the six action categories.

We invite you to join The Florida Aquarium’s Plastic Free Eco-Challenge team and help us take action to care for our ecosystems. Be among the weekly point leaders and reach other action milestones to be eligible for sustainable prizes such as bamboo toothbrushes, silicone straws, webcam covers, beeswax wrap, collapsible silicone containers and stainless steel water bottles!

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