We are a group of local people, working with Surfers Against Sewage and Sustainable Wells towards achieving ‘Plastic Free Wells’ accreditation. Surfers Against Sewage (SAS) – is a national marine conservation and campaigning charity (based in Cornwall) that inspires, unites and empowers communities to take action to protect oceans, beaches, waves and wildlife. We will… Continue reading CAMPAIGN TOWARDS A PLASTIC-FREE WELLS
Petition to ban production of problem plastics by end of 2019. Please sign, nearly 100,000 signatures so far. https://secure.greenpeace.org.uk/page/s/ban-problem-plastics?source=EM&subsource=OCPOPSPEEM01DR&utm_source=gpeace&utm_medium=EM&utm_campaign=OCPOPSPEEM01DR
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