Welcome to Action on Plastic

Helping people in Gloucestershire to eliminate unnecessary disposable plastic and build local circular economies

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

Upcoming events:

Sat 27 NOV: OUR NEXT VOLUNTEER DROP-IN MEETING

This is our regular volunteer meeting – come and join in! We will be talking about small steps to less create less waste at home. Anything from how to avoid clingfilm to how to shop packaging-free. We will also talk about any volunteer opportunity and upcoming projects. All ages are welcome, tea & coffee available by donation. We overlap with the repair cafe at Atelier Stroud, an excellent opportunity to find out more about this brilliant service too.
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Sat 27 NOV: OUR Stroud repair cafe

Overlapping with our volunteer drop-in meeting at the Atelier Stroud community place is the monthly Stroud Repair Cafe. Repair Cafés are free events where anyone can bring their broken items and find expert volunteers with repair skills in all kinds of fields, alongside tools and materials, friendly faces, a cup of tea and slice of cake!
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TUE 30 NOV: SHEEPSCOMBE CLIMATE ACTION EVENT

Claudi Williams will speak about the steps we can all take to reduce consumption, eliminate plastic and support the local economy. Chloe Turner will update us on Stroud District Council’s 2030 climate action strategy. Alicia Carey will introduce various groups and schemes in the district that work towards climate action goals.
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