You can start this journey too. This month is Plastic Free July.
It is an excellent way to challenge yourself if you'd like to give reducing your plastic consumption a go. It's also a very good tool for creating awareness of plastic issues (people will be intrigued by you're what doing).
There are two challenges:
Visit the Plastic Free July webpage or facebook page for more details.
You can choose to do the challenge for a day, a week, or a month.