Plastic Free Awards Are Back And Open For Nominations

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Plastic Free Awards Are Back And Open For Nominations


Georgina Wilson-Powell

Wed 4 Nov 2020

The Surfers Against Sewage's awards are back. The Plastic Free Awards return for 2021 and are needed now more than ever, as 2020 has unleashed a a new wave of single use plastic, that now includes PPE.

Nominations are now open and you can nominate your plastic free heroes across twelve categories.

The categories include:

  • Best Plastic Free campaign
  • Youth activist
  • Schools Champion
  • Design Innovation
  • Reduce & Reuse Award

In 2019, over 850 nominations were received covering individuals, businesses, innovators and pioneers in the fight against plastic pollution.

This year the judges include Richard Walker, CEO Iceland Foods, Lucy Siegle and SAS CEO, Hugo Tagholm.

wooden plastic free award on a table
Ella Daish and other woman on stage at plastic free awards
close up of plastic free awards sign

Image Do you know someone who is worth of a Plastic Free Award

The Plastic Free Awards were founded in 2019 by Surfers Against Sewage, alongside Iceland Foods Charitable Foundation to recognise and celebrate innovators, entrepreneurs, volunteers, youth campaigners and ocean activists leading the fight against plastic pollution.

Head Judge and SAS CEO, Hugo Tagholm said “We are looking for people inspiring change in their communities, businesses and schools. Businesses ditching single-use; Young activists challenging the status quo; Community Mobilisers; Schools leading the charge; Innovators redesigning the norm; Movers, shakers and change makers Sporting heroes taking a stand.

If you are one of these people or know someone who is then head HERE to nominate now!

SAS' Plastic Free Awards Are Back