Chairs report AGM – 2022

The last 12 months have slowly seen a gradual reintroduction to our new normal, with someface-to-face activities starting to resume which has helped to offset the ongoing “online fatigue”and increase in ability to create new collaborations. The increase in the cost of living and thereal impacts we have seen over the last week has highlighted

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PFC approved

We made it!

Newport, Shropshire is Awarded ‘Plastic Free Communities’ Status as it Takes Action on Single-Use Plastic. Newport has joined a network of communities across the UK who are leading the way to tackle throw away plastic at source. The town has been awarded Plastic Free Community status by marine conservation charity, Surfers Against Sewage (SAS), in

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Newport Coffee Cup

Following on from the inspiration Zero Waste Events gave us at the Field to Fork Festival in May, and the success of the Shrewsbury Cup the Sustainable Newport team decided to bring this scheme to our town. We put the order in with Cup Solutions with a planned delivery date in time for our stand

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Field to Fork

On Saturday, May 4th Sustainable Newport were invited to stand at the Harper Adams Field to Fork Festival. This was our first public standing since our re-branding and Shropshire Festivals had put us in touch with Alison Thomas from Zero Waste Events. We had fantastic engagement from the community by acting as a cup return

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Newport Refill Scheme launch

On March 28th Sustainable Newport kicked off the regions #RefillRevolution. The UK’s Refill scheme is run by charity City to Sea a non-profit organisation running campaigns to prevent marine plastic pollution at source. Launch day saw more than 15 locations added to the app which was a great result. How it works The Refill idea

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