Do you want Eastbourne and the world to have cleaner air, land and water? Do you want us all to work towards a carbon neutral town by 2030? Get involved with Plastic Free Eastbourne and make a difference.
Surfers Against Sewage is the charity organisation which is guiding us to become "PLASTIC FREE EASTBOURNE". Our Borough Council voted UNANIMOUSLY to support this campaign last year.
This means that we are progressing as a town to gain the award of “Plastic Free Eastbourne”. We are meeting 5 objectives set by Surfers Against Sewage. One of these objectives is to hold 2 public events each year. Our recent ones were a Beach Clean over 3 days and before that, an Art Exhibition for Primary School pupils to design signboards for our parks to encourage people to keep them clean. !5 schools took part and the results will be up in our parks over the next few weeks.
Our Steering Group meets once or twice each year. The next one is at 2pm on 14th November in the Town Hall
There are other objectives too. We need 34 "Champions" ~ organisations that change from single-use plastics to sustainable alternatives If you want first-hand understanding of what is involved, you can access our “toolkit” by using this link: www.sas.org.uk
I hope that you will share the enthusiasm and interest in what has become a turning point in the life of Eastbourne town.
Please visit our FB Group page "Plastic Free Eastbourne" and join if you wish (it has over 850 members currently and rising); or visit our website.
Also look out for poster campaigns and publicity stalls, as well as our Monthly Meetings at the Crown and Anchor, on the first Sunday of the month, at 7pm ~ restarting in January 2020.
Thank you for reading this,
Oliver Sterno ~ Community Leader, Plastic Free Eastbourne