The PFW team and their supporters made 40 shopping bags out of unwanted donated material and then handed them over to Lynne Hart the Pastor of the Vineyard Church for use by the Wells Food Bank.
On Monday 30th July Plastic Free Wells hosted a screening of the powerful film "A Plastic Ocean" at Wells Town Hall. We had a full house and a very engaged audience who also spent some time looking at the display tables at the back of the room.
Though not entirely plastics related this CO2 footprint calculator is a really useful tool from WWF. It helps us to become aware of our individual impact on the planet and gives us some hints on how to reduce it. It only takes a few minutes and it`s definitely a figure worth knowing! CO2 Footprint Calculator
Recycling in the UK
From The Independent Sudden increase - at odds with current moves to cut down on single-use packaging and waste - described as 'pretty alarming' by SNP MP David Linden The number of straws purchased by Parliament has doubled in the last three years, official figures reveal. Data from the House of Commons Commission showed the number of… Continue reading Parliament’s consumption of plastic drinking straws doubles in three years, figures reveal