Schools can join the #RefillRevolution
Has your school #GotTheBottle to prevent plastic pollution?
What is National Refill Day?
On Wednesday 19th June 2019 we’ll be asking the nation if they’ve #GotTheBottle to prevent plastic pollution and your school can too.
Brought to you by City to Sea as part of the award-winning Refill Campaign, National Refill Day is an awareness campaign get the UK public to stop bottling it when it comes to our drinking water.
We want to create a new social norm for refilling on the go – saving us money, keeping us hydrated and preventing millions of single-use plastic bottles at
National Refill Day is coming
19th June 2019
Did you know…
Over the last 15 years, the consumption of bottled water has doubled in the UK. Of the 13 billion plastic bottles used each year – an estimated 7.7 billion, or nearly 60% are plastic water bottles!
Sadly, it’s been estimated than almost half of these bottles are NOT recycled and around 15 million plastic bottles are littered, landfilled or incinerated every day – ending up in our natural environment and flowing into our oceans!
But there is a solution…
We’re lucky in the UK to have some of the highest quality drinking water in the World and we want everyone, everywhere to know how easy it is to Refill on the go removing the need to ever buy a
Working with our partners Water UK, Chilly’s and Robeco, we want to make this year’s National Refill Day our biggest yet.
In 2018, which was our first ever National Refill Day we were trending on Twitter ALL day, reached over 33 million people and had the support of DEFRA, The Environment Agency, Government Ministers, MPs, and campaigners like Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall.
How your school can get involved
- Download the Refill app
- Add the date to your calendar
- Download the digital toolkit from our resources to spread the message
- Teach your kids the single-use plastics facts and stats – downloadable classroom sheet
- Run an event at school to highlight the issue
- Download our school materials to spread the message before National Refill Day
- Sign up for our Refill schools pack which is coming soon (email: [email protected])
- Let everyone know you’re part of the #RefillRevoultion
We’ve teamed up with Chilly’s to create our very own reusable bottle. Meet the Chilly’s X Refill bottle, it’s modern, stylish and with all the eco-friendly benefits of a traditional flask.
National Refill Day is made possible thanks to our amazing partners
 RECOUP (RECycling of Used Plastics Limited) cited