Low waste Christmas ideas from ‘Gloucestershire recycles’

The brilliant ‘Gloucestershire recyles’ section on the Glos County Council website is featuring a series of articles this month to help you avoid plastic, create less waste and save money…Continue readingLow waste Christmas ideas from ‘Gloucestershire recycles’

Pre-Loved Clothes for Special Occasions

Summer is the season for weddings, school proms, parties and going out. Recent fashion management graduate Emily Zandt-Valentine tells us about dressing up for that special occasion with pre-loved and…Continue readingPre-Loved Clothes for Special Occasions

The Harsh Realities of Waste and Recycling

In this article, we briefly look inside a Materials Recovery Facility and hear about the impressive recycling stats achieved by the conscientious citizens of the Stroud district. In sharp contrast, we…Continue readingThe Harsh Realities of Waste and Recycling

Using Surplus & Waste for Crafts and Play

The Gloucester GRC Scrapstore – where nothing goes to waste – is essentially a warehouse full of very well organised scraps and surplus materials, haberdashery and art materials. Here you…Continue readingUsing Surplus & Waste for Crafts and Play

Stroud District Action on Plastic Volunteers Receive the Queen’s Award

We are very happy to announce that Stroud District Action on Plastic have been awarded the 2022 Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service for outstanding work in the community. The community volunteer…Continue readingStroud District Action on Plastic Volunteers Receive the Queen’s Award

Global Plastic Treaty to End Plastic Pollution

“Today marks a triumph by planet earth over single-use plastics. This is the most significant environmental multilateral deal since the Paris accord. It is an insurance policy for this generation…Continue readingGlobal Plastic Treaty to End Plastic Pollution

A Joyous People-led Movement

A new report published by the charity and grassroots climate movement The JUMP found that citizens have direct influence over 27% of the emissions savings needed by 2030 to avoid…Continue readingA Joyous People-led Movement

Christmas Without Waste

Do you want a Holiday Season without piles of packaging and bins stacked high with recycling and rubbish? Here are some great ideas for cutting out packaging and making the…Continue readingChristmas Without Waste