Plastic Free City


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Resource Packs

pack 1

Know Your Materials

pack 2

Coffee Cups

pack 3

Plastic Cups


pack 4

Plastic Cutlery

pack 5

Plastic Bags

pack 6

Plastic Straws


pack 7

Takeaway Containers

pack 8

Hospitality Consumables

pack 9

Cleaning Products


pack 10

Tips for Individuals

Pack 11

Coming soon…Q&A for business


Case Studies

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.

PFC Case study 1: The Bank of England journey towards going plastic free

PFC Case study 2: City of London Corporation - Changing Cityview publication to ‘naked mail’

More case studies will be uploaded soon




Plastic Free City / City of London submission to House of Commons Environment Food & Rural Affairs Select Committee Inquiry into plastic food and drink packaging.



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 ( 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

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.