World Refill Day

World Refill Day is a global day of action to prevent plastic pollution and help people live with less waste. Together with our partners and supporters around the world, we’re building a global movement, inspiring action and demonstrating that the world is ready for a refill and reuse revolution. On June 16th, join millions of people around the world taking action to prevent plastic pollution. World Refill Day is a City to Sea campaign.

WATCH THE GLOBAL REUSE SUMMIT

This World Refill Day, we launched the first ‘Global Reuse Summit’ – a free digital event for change-makers, business leaders, policy makers and innovators to learn, share and be inspired as we unite to drive the transition from single-use to reuse, and tackle the global plastic and climate crisis we currently face. 

Missed the LIVE event? Don’t worry all the content will be made available online so you can watch and digest in your own time. Simply register below so you can access the content after the day.

Together we are powerful

As a global movement, we have the power to create a wave of change. By choosing to reuse, we’re saving millions of pieces of plastic and sending a message to the rest of the world that the solutions to plastic pollution and the climate crisis are there – and together we can keep our environment, oceans, cities and communities plastic-free for the future.

Whether you’re a brand or business, a campaigner, a community group or an everyday activist there a so many ways you can take action this World Refill Day.

Get in touch

Want to get involved? We’d love to hear from you! Contact the team to find out more about how you can support.

Choose to Reuse

Make a small change to your daily routine and switch from single-use plastic to refill & reuse. Find out how to get started here.

Find places to Refill

Download the free Refill app to find thousands of places around the world to eat, drink and shop with less waste.

THE GLOBAL REUSE SUMMIT

Read about the first Global Reuse Summit and register to get access to the content.

Join the Refill Revolution

Find out how to get involved with World Refill Day.

WHY WE NEED A REFILL REVOLUTION

Our throwaway culture is polluting our planet and we need to turn off the tap when it comes to single-use plastic. Globally, we use millions of tonnes every year and it’s becoming clear that we can’t recycle our way out of our plastic problem. Plastic is not only polluting our planet, impacting communities around the world, and contributing to the climate crisis, but it’s making its way into our bodies through the air we breathe and the food we eat.

We urgently need to shift from our disposable, single-use culture to a more sustainable, circular future, with reuse & refill at the centre.

300 million

We create more than 300 million tonnes of plastic every year. Half of this is single-use.

Globally, less than 2% of packaging is reusable.

10%

Less than 10% of the plastic we use has ever been recycled.

3 in 4 people want more access to reuse and refill options*. 

*City to Sea Research (One Poll 2021)

eat, drink and shop with less waste

Free water refills

More than 330,000 Refill Stations offering water Refills globally!

COFFEE ON THE MOVE

Find places offering discounts and rewards for bringing your own cup.

LUNCH ON THE GO!

Find places you take your own lunchboxes to get your food to go.

WATER FOUNTAINS

Find public water fountains added by our community.

PLASTIC-FREE SHOPPING

Reduce pointless packaging when shopping, use the app to find refills.

ADD REFILL STATIONS

Help grow Refill by adding your favourite stops to Refill.

Eat, drink and shop with less waste

Free water refills

More than 274,000 Refill Stations offering water Refills globally!

COFFEE ON THE MOVE

Find places offering discounts and rewards for bringing your own cup.

LUNCH ON THE GO!

Find places you take your own lunchboxes to get your food to go.

WATER FOUNTAINS

Find public water fountains add by our community. 

PLASTIC-FREE SHOPPING

Reduce pointless packaging when shopping, use the app to find refills.

ADD REFILL STATIONS

Help grow Refill by adding your favourite stops to Refill.

Our impact in 2023

25,000

Individual social media posts

40+

Influencers supported the campaign

613

Pieces of media coverage

60 Million 

People reached with the hashtag #WorldRefillDay

WORLD REFILL DAY IN THE MEDIA

FOR World refill day PRESS ENQUIRIES OR INTERVIEWS

Please call Steve Hynd, on +44(0) 7903569531, or email on [email protected]

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WORLD REFILL DAY AMBASSADORS & SUPPORTERS

Get In touch

Get in touch if you’d like to join or support World Refill Day 2023. We’d love to hear from you!

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Can you chip in to help us make a bigger splash?

World Refill Day is a City to Sea campaign only made possible thanks to the support of our partners. But, this is just the tip of the iceberg. Your donation today will accelerate the Refill Revolution beyond June 16th, powering Refill Communities to stand up for our oceans and ending plastic pollutions so all life can thrive.