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Pledge to Drop the Plastic and make a difference today.

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Supporters

Boulderhouse

Boulderhouse, a proud supporter of Drop the Plastic, is a local bouldering gym in Victoria, British Columbia

Events

We are always looking for collaborative spaces to network with local communities and share our story.
If you manage a space in Canada and would like to offer your support, please sent us an email.

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Community Outreach

eXXpedition

Melissa Donich, founder of Drop The Plastic Society, has been accepted to sail with eXXpedition

UVIC

University of Victoria researcher Britt Buirs of the Dower lab holds up samples of microscopic plastic particles, called microplastics, that have been collected from the tissues of marine organisms around Victoria.

UBC

We were honoured to share our story with UBC and promote a more sustainable, plastic-free future.

Monthly Meetings & Events

Drop the Plastic Shoreline Clean-up Plogging Event

When: May 25 – 31

Ready to run, walk or roll for the earth?!
Drop the Plastic wants you to join us for our first community plogging challenge! Find a local beach, trail or recreation area that needs some love, grab your gear and PPE and pick up litter along your run, walk or roll. Track it with your fitness app and share your efforts with us on social media.

We’ll be hosting a giveaway for Victoria, BC participants, see our Instagram post for details on how to enter.

Thank-you to our giveaway sponsors: Robinson’s Outdoor Store, Boulder House, endur, Hazel’s Ice Cream, Front Runners, West Coast Refill, Patagonia Victoria, Arc’teryx Victoria, Goldilocks and Whistler Buoy Brewing Company.

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    Plastics

    Plastic Pollution Explained:
    National Geographic

    MICROPLASTICS
    The breakdown

    Solutions
    for a circular plastics economy

    Notable Organizations

    On the Island

    Corporate Sustainability Initiatives:
    Synergy

    The brains behind the bag ban:
    Surfrider Vancouver Island

    Clayoquot Cleanup
    Including: Plastic Beach

    Documentaries

    BBC BLUE PLANET II

    BLUE

    PLASTIC CHINA

    In the news

    “Keep your stuff in use for as long as possible”
    A.K.A Buy less!

    Sustainable gifts without the waste

    Countries stepping forward in
    Single-use plastic ban

    REI
    Presents: Everything To Lose
    By: Patty Gonia

    Canada’s
    plan for single-use plastics

    Why recycling doesn’t
    WORK

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