Reduce your plastic footprint
My Little Plastic Footprint is an app that helps you reduce your plastic consumption by going on a plastic diet. The app includes hundreds of alternatives to plastic to encourage people to choose sustainable alternatives to plastic, along with fun quizzes to help you test your knowledge and learn along the way.
Plastic flow into ocean expected to triple by 2040, but action could stem tide by more than 80%.Source
- The app helps you choose one or more areas of your daily life - bathroom, kitchen, travel, leisure, household, and garden – and start your plastic diet
- The Plastic Mass Index (PMI) gives users a clear goal to work towards reducing
- With every item, there are suggestions for alternatives
- There is no accountability or reward system to ensure users are keeping up with their pledges
- Requires a smartphone
Making a difference
Over 10,000 users have downloaded the app, and every item users add helps reduce their Plastic Mass Index (PMI), helping demonstrate the impact of individual actions.