Update on Terracycle and other Recycling Points in BoA
CFB Waste Group and Plastic Free BOA had a successful stall at the Green Man Festival of Dance with lots of good conversations and people signing up to reduce their use of single use plastics.
THE 2019 GREAT BRITISH SPRING CLEAN took place on Sun March 24th. About 20 people from Plastic Free Bradford and the BOA Rowing club picked up litter all around the town and along the Avon.
On Wednesday (3rd July) the World’s Largest Jute Bag arrived at the Fitzmaurice Primary School in Bradford on Avon. This was done to highlight just how much can be achieved in eco bag terms, and the children got involved to decorate the bag, cut it up for reuse and discuss ways that the school could … Read more
One at Culver Close playing field by the entrance from Pound Lane
Bradford on Avon has been awarded Plastic Free Community status by the Marine Conservation Charity “Surfers against Sewage”. The first town in Wiltshire to achieve this!
Coconut and Cotton in Shaftsbury has just extended their shop and you can also buy online.
Here is a PDF version of the slideshow from the May meeting when Jess Thimbleby, Community Engagement Officer of the Waste Education Team at Wiltshire Wildlife Trust and part of the Slim Bins project, told us about recycling and that vexed and much discussed issue of what happens to our waste and what we can … Read more
To start with: there is no perfect answer! Just living creates carbon. So when talking about alternatives to using plastic in the fridge or freezer to store food, it is impossible to use anything that doesn’t add to our carbon footprint. So this article provides ideas for you to choose the best alternatives for you … Read more
Will we ever be plastic-free? Maybe not, but to know that a broken plastic flower pot which I threw away last week will still be around in 400 years is mind-blowing! Here are a few ideas to get you thinking as we try to break the ‘plastic’ habits and begin the process to greatly reduce … Read more