Welcome to Action on Plastic

Information and resources for people and organisations in Gloucestershire who want to reduce their plastic footprint

September: Great Big Green Week

The nationwide Great Big Green Week comes to Stroud with free events to help people deal with the cost of living. Transition Stroud are hosting a free energy-saving advice stall outside the Stroud Subrooms, a bike workshop with Access Bike, slow-cooker cooking with the Network of Stroud Hubs, and a repair café. All events are free, with many happening in the pop-up shop next to Emmaus on the London Road. Calendar of Events

October: Our next volunteer meeting

We are resuming our monthly drop-in volunteer meetings for Stroud District Action on Plastic in October. We will be meeting at the beautiful Trinity Rooms Community Hub, Field Road, Stroud GL5 2HZ on Saturday the 29th of October 2022, 1-2pm. The Trinity Room Cafe will be open, and you can book a slot at the Repair Cafe between 11am-2pm or join the Knitter Knatters. Come and pop in – there is lots to see and a lovely social time to be had!

How to get started

Reducing plastic at home, at work and in schools

Zero Waste Shopping

Local places to buy unpackaged and refill

Make Your Own

Simple ways to make your own, mend and repair

Info & Resources

A wealth of information about reducing waste

Stroud District Action on Plastic volunteers receive the prestigious 2022 Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service

The award recognises the work of the many supporters who have joined SDAP in eliminating unnecessary plastic in our district, including families, businesses, schools, local councils, colleges, doctors’ surgeries, clubs, shops, cafés, pubs, festival organisers and many others. Thank you to everyone who supported this initiative and volunteered their time and effort. Read more…