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 30 OCT: OUR NEXT VOLUNTEER DROP-IN

Come and learn about what we do and who we are. In this session we will talk about small steps to create less waste – anything from how to avoid cling film to how to shop unpackaged for staples.
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Sat 30 OCT: Stroud repair cafe

Overlapping with our volunteer drop-in meeting is the monthly Transition Stroud Repair Cafe at Atelier Stroud. This month you can bring textile items in need of repair and any tools that need sharpening.
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Sat 6 Nov: book launch at Stroud book festival

We are celebrating the publication of ‘Small Steps to Less Waste’, published by Hawthorn Press in Stroud in 2021, with exhibits and demonstrations by the author and other contributors.
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SUN 21 NOV: TIPS & TECHNIQUES FOR A GREENER HOME

In this hands-on workshop at Hawkwood College, you will learn how to make some simple personal care and cleaning products to help you make your home more natural and free of harsh chemicals.
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