Envato's sustainability committees share 10 tips for reducing plastic this Plastic Free July.
Being a B Corp, sustainability is close to our hearts. So this Plastic Free July, we’ve crowdsourced tips from the people behind our global employee sustainability committees, who are committed to reducing Envato’s reliance on plastics–and holding us all accountable.
Plastic has become one of the most harmful materials to our environment. From polluting oceans and harming wildlife to filling up landfills for decades without decomposing, this material has devastating short-term and long-term effects on our planet.
As a society, we’ve become increasingly dependent on plastic products, so shifting to living with less plastic (and, eventually, living plastic-free) can be challenging. This challenge is one reason this year’s theme for Plastic Free July is #choosetorefuse.
To help make the shift to a plastic-free lifestyle a little easier, here are ten tips from the sustainability committees at Envato that can inspire us to start or keep going with our efforts to reduce plastic use:
And we have some new plastic-free wins to celebrate… this month and ongoing:
As a purpose-led business, we publish an annual record of our impact achievements like these sustainability ones, so our entire community can share our journey together. Here’s a copy of our 2021 Annual Public Impact Statement; we’ll share more on this later in the year.