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Plastic Free Archives - Sustainable Newport Shropshire

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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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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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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