PLASTIC FREE JULY
DOING OUR BIT FOR THE ENVIRONMENT
For July 2020, participants and staff joined
the global Plastic Free July initiative.
In a concerted effort to be 'part of the solution to plastic pollution', they have been collecting bread tags, soft plastics, empty coke/sprite bottles, milk bottle lids, rubber bands and empty jam jars (to make keep cups). There have been competitions and prizes for those who collected the most.
Related activities for this month's theme include: quizzes, beach clean-up, making bees wax wraps, making preserves, taking soft plastics to collection spots to be recycled, crafts using plastic bottles and lids, activity sheets and bingo.
A very big Thank You to staff member Jennie, for her input into this great initiative. Jennie says:
"I started my own personal journey into the plastic free world 3 years ago and I'm still learning. The options for plastic free alternatives are increasing, the prices have fallen from when I started out and the quality has improved. My theory is that every small change someone makes is a triumph - and for those who dont make any changes at all, at least they have learnt something and are more conscious about their plastic usage.
Awareness is key. "
Collecting old pens
Our Recycling Station