READY TO GO PLASTIC FREE?
If you're a food retailer located on the Mornington Peninsula and want to go plastic-free, you're in the right place.
We're here to help you find the right solutions as quickly and easily. We know our stuff, we know the local suppliers and products. With our help, you won't end up paying more for cleverly marketed plastic. Plus, we can help you reduce costs and waste.
BEST OF ALL, IT'S FREE! OUR ONLY GOAL IS TO HELP YOU. We do not accept kickbacks from suppliers or manufacturers.
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We also offer some great benefits, including product discounts, promotional opportunities, and a bunch of free resources.
And once you eliminate all your key plastic items, we'll certify you as a Plastic Free Champion. You'll receive our Champion sign and extra promo opportunities.
Ready to join? Great! We can't wait to work with you.
How are you funded?
Plastic Free Mornington Peninsula is managed by the Boomerang Alliance, under the Plastic Free Places Program, in partnership with Waste Wise Peninsula. Boomerang Alliance is externally funded through grants and private donors interested in seeing action to reduce plastic waste.
What are the benefits of becoming a member?
Apart from the personalised advice and support discussed above, members who join and eliminate at least one of the target six items will receive:
A listing in the 'Member Directory' on our website
Signage that identifies you as a member
Direct promotion on our social media pages
Promotion of the campaign from our partners
What are the benefits if I eliminate all my single-use plastic?
Members who eliminate all six of our target items will become a certified 'Plastic Free Champion' and receive the following additional benefits:
A specially designed and printed 'Plastic Free Champion' sign and a web badge
A featured listing on the 'Plastic Free Champions' page on our website
A 'Champion' location marker on the directory map on our homepage
Promotion of your business through our media channels
Listings on our regular newsletter to our individual members
What plastic items will you help me eliminate?
We will help you eliminate six single-use plastic items; water bottles, coffee cups/ lids, straws, food ware (cutlery, cups, lids etc.), takeaway containers and plastic bags.
What happens after I join?
Am I required to commit to eliminating all my plastic?
What type of businesses are able to join?
We accept a variety of food retailers such as cafes, restaurants, bars, bakeries, butchers, juice bars, produce vendors etc. under the program.
What if my business is already plastic free?
Great! We can certify you as a Champion right away. You'll get access to our discounts and promo benefits.