Competition

Win one of 10 wooden badges for Plastic Free July!

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Win one of 10 wooden badges for Plastic Free July

If you're ready for one of the biggest challenges yet – Plastic Free July, where you'll avoid single-use plastic, then this is the competition for you!

For tips and hints along the way, check out this blog by Green Lifestyle's editor, Caitlin: www.greenlifestylemag.com.au/blogs/caitlin#

For your chance to win a Plastic Free July wooden badge, fill in the form below and tell us in 25 words or less your best tip to avoid plastic. Hurry, entries close next Thursday 10 July.

This competition has now closed.

Check out the winners' great responses here:

– Lynne Cargill, Brisbane QLD
The easiest way to reduce plastic packaging is to stay out of supermarkets and chain stores and do as much shopping as possible at markets.

– Georgia Cao Brighton VIC
Using butcher paper/recycled paper to wrap sandwiches and use as bin linings helps loads!

– Mikaela Cowan, Hurstbridge VIC
Eat as naturally as possible;fruit,vegetables use no plastic!

– Leanne Fisher, Port Kennedy WA
Reuse glass, the new trend with the glass mason jars are great.

– Gerard Egan, Culburra Beach NSW
Take you own bag every where you go
No more plastic bags will I throw
Together we can make this planet glow!!!

– Lachlan Fetterplace, Austinmer NSW
Don't trust the manufacturers claims of being plastic free, look into it a little more before buying a product. You'd be surprised how often they are being dishonest.

– Emma Barlow, Pennant Hills NSW
It's easier to remember your reusables if you set yourself up with a kit of beautiful, good quality items that you really love to use.

– Kim Good, Marrickville NSW
Don't use the green nylon pot scourers use a Eco Max Kitchen scrubber which is made from coconut fibre, a green waste product that is also biodegradable.

– Francoise Piron , Albert Park SA
My Keep Cup has been a life changer and is also a good way to introduce the topic of lessening plastic use with total strangers, be they baristas or patrons in the queue.

– Angelene McCracken , Latham ACT
I always carry a cloth bag in my handbag in case I am at the shops and buy something.