Every year the International Plastic Bag Free Day is observed on July 3. The day is dedicated to raise awareness about the grave issues of plastic pollution and the serious threat that it poses to the natural environment ranging from land to marine life.
On this day, people conduct meetings, debates, social discussion encouraging people to make resolutions to combat the serious plastic problem on individual levels. People initiate beach clean campaigns, oceans clean campaigns, and more on this day to free the environment from suffocating plastic bags.
Int Plastic Bags Free Day was created by Bag Free World. It was created as a worldwide initiative for the sole purpose of getting rid of the single-use of plastic bags around the world. It is about promoting environmental conservation by encouraging us all to stay away from the use of plastic bags and opt for eco-friendly alternatives.
Historically, the plastic-free campaign started by Zero Waste Europe’s Bag Free World became a global initiative to aware people around the world. The day, July 3 has been designated as the International Plastic Bag Free Day to promote the use of eco-friendly items such as paper bags or cloth bags instead of plastic bags and get rid of the single-use plastic bags.
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