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About Us

Plastic-free beach Norwalk, CT

Photo credit: David B. Fales

Who we are

Skip the Plastic Norwalk is a grassroots group of Norwalk, Connecticut residents dedicated to raising awareness about the toxic effects of single-use plastics on our health, community, waterways, environment, and economy.

What we are doing

Our mission is to empower Norwalk residents to refuse, reduce, reuse and recycle plastic in order to work toward a community free of plastic pollution.

Norwalk residents and businesses, please join us in our mission to eliminate single-use plastics from our landfills, streams, oceans, and beaches.


12 Minutes

The average time a
plastic bag is used


The amount of plastic that
is properly recycled

200+ Years

The number of years it
takes for plastic to
degrade into microplastics
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