Category Archives: Zero Waste

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Corsham Repair Café: a regular and successful event

After Black Friday came Green Saturday: a ‘waste less’ day in and around Chippenham

After the shopping frenzy of Black Friday came Green Saturday. Saturday 25 November 2023 was a stunningly beautiful Autumn day: blue sky, soft sunshine and trees displaying the last of their leaves in hues of copper, crimson, ochre and russet. Nature at its glorious best. A tonic for humankind. Saturday 25 November was also a […]

Halloween Plastics

Halloween: scary amounts of single-use plastic destined for landfill

The shops are currently full of single-use items for Halloween, aimed at children.  The image above shows some on display at a local supermarket. How about the treat of a trip to a café, but not just any café?  On Saturday 28 October, The Pound Arts Centre in Corsham is hosting a Repair Café.  Fixing […]

Life Below Water – Plastic Pollution

United Nations Sustainability goal 14 looks at life below the water (1). The UN goals says… As much as 8 million tonnes of plastic is entering the oceans every year. That’s a rubbish truck a minute dumped into the ocean somewhere in the world. The micro-plastics overlap with the food prey of many marine animals, […]