A sustainable Christmas

Tips to try for reducing your environmental impact this Christmas For wrapping and gifts Gift bags may contain non-paper content so it is best to use them again and again.  If you use gift bags, attach a tag that says “please reuse me”.  Gift bags can also be donated to local charity shops for resale

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Everyday Plastic Audit – Lockdown Edition Challenge

This week my family joined 100 UK households to collect and analyse our single use plastic waste.  We collected the (clean) plastic in a separate bin, hunted down rogue plastic in the “regular” bin, and kept a tally chart of “personal” plastics such as dental floss.  It became a game.  Was every scrap of plastic accounted for?  A few

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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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National Refill Day competition

June 19th is National Refill Day and to commemorate the occasion and celebrate how many Refill points we now have we ran a competition. Water bottles were donated by Number 45 and Be Bold Media and people could enter by posting a screenshot of the number of Refill points in the App. In order to

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Chairs report 2019 AGM

What a difference a year makes. It is fantastic to have so many more people interested in all things sustainable. Having re-branded earlier in the year it is now more obvious what we stand for and my thanks go to Simone Whitfield for helping with this.Pass It OnPreviously as Newport 21 we had very few

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