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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Image of a bird box installed on a Tree beside a ladder

Bat and bird boxes

We were really excited to be given the opportunity by Shropshire Wildlife Trust to put up a selection of Bat and Bird boxes around the local community. Councillor Tim Nelson kindly helped liase with the council to get these installed, including at the cemetary and Wrekin avenue play area.