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These case studies have been offered by our supporters to help other businesses that want to understand the journey to reduce and eliminate single use plastics from their operations.
Refill is a national campaign that aims to make refilling your bottle easier by encouraging friendly cafes, shops, hotels and businesses to welcome you in and refill your water bottle for free. You can also download their app (www.refill.org.uk/get-the-refill-app) to make locating refill simple whilst out and about.
The #OneLess initiative is led by the Zoological Society of London, Forum for the Future, the International Programme on the State of the Ocean and the Thames Estuary Partnership. They are championing London’s refill culture by enabling innovative ways to quench the capital’s thirst and reduce our reliance on single-use plastic water bottles.
Surfers against Sewage
Surfers Against Sewage is a marine conservation charity working with communities to protect oceans, waves, beaches and marine life.
Printers against plastic
An initiative from ABC Imaging UK ‘Printers Against Plastic’ with one mission; to reduce the dependency of single use plastic in printing by raising awareness, igniting thought to inspire change and the sharing of information on viable alternatives.
Clean streets Partnership
The Clean Streets Partnership is City of London initiative helping businesses work with our Street Environment Officers to plan and introduce ways to reduce litter and waste around premises to keep the City streets clean. Our Street Enforcement Officers have a wealth of experience and can help you with information on the Plastic Free City campaign business pledge.
Plastic Free Pledge
Plastic Free Pledge is an international behaviour change campaign focussed on reducing our daily reliance on single-use plastics.
BBC PLASTICS WATCH
Plastics Watch is brings together the best content from the BBC to help you discover everything you want to know about plastics.
City Water Fountain map
Here you will find a map of the City of London drinking water fountains.