Mass Unwrap (Plastic Free Communities – Surfers Against Sewage)
Mass Unwrap is an awesome action that highlights the level of plastic packaging in supermarkets and puts people-pressure on them to change. Individuals, families, friends and communities can all take part.
The idea is that customers simply shop and pay as normal and then unwrap food to put it straight into their bags, boxes or re-useable containers. The plastic is collected up by volunteers and put in empty trollies, to show how much waste is generated in a short space of time.
After the success of the 2019 National Mass Unwrap, involving SAS Plastic Free Community Leads, SAS are now rolling the event out so anyone, wherever they live and whoever they are, can take part and get food naked. To kickstart this new wave of action, a week-long National Mass Unwrap will be held between 22nd February and 1st March 2020.
Mass Unwrap is friendly, non-confrontational and tons of fun – so please join us to unwrap where we live from single-use!
Please Note: Mass Unwrap is for members of the public and community groups to lead and we give them the tools and resources to do so. Unfortunately, we are unable to support corporate or company Mass Unwraps.
Thank you for your interest in leading a Mass Unwrap! Here is the STEP BY STEP guide on organising and holding an event in your community.