Small changes can make a big difference

Plastic free living at home

Our friends at City Sea have you covered with this one! Their Plastic Free Living Hub includes lots of everyday inspiration for cutting back on plastic. From plastic-free kitchens, parenting, fashion and gardens to 12 simple ways to live with less plastic.

Reducing plastic at work

There are plenty of ways to make a change at work. From simple things you can do yourself to bigger things like challenging the supply chain.

Get refilling!

If you’re a Greater Manchester resident and would like to reduce your plastic waste, download the Refill app to see where your local Refill stations and zero waste shops are.

Greater Manchester Refill Destination

As part of our commitment to ensuring Greater Manchester is as clean and green as possible and to help us achieve our ambition of being carbon neutral by 2038, the Greater Manchester Combined Authority has partnered with City to Sea to become a ‘Refill Destination’.

Tell Plastic to Buzz Off

By making better choices about the products we use, the way we work, and the way we live our lives, we can all make a positive change to our city-region. Sign the PlasticFreeGM pledge and commit to taking action to reduce avoidable single-use plastics across Greater Manchester.

Why can’t I recycle all my plastic waste?

Find out what happens to the plastic that goes in your recycling bin at home and why some plastics cannot be recycled in Greater Manchester.

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