Activities

Here are the activities that we've been involved in since our launch on 1st July 2018.

Campaigns

Refill Swindon logo
Refill Swindon

Refill has so far saved around 100 million plastic bottles from polluting our environment. It has just expanded...

Keep Swindon Tidy logo
Keep Swindon Tidy

Keep Swindon Tidy is an initiative to restore love and pride to our town, ending the culture of littering.

Institutions

The Elizabeth Tower aka Big Ben
Government

We urgently need strong legislation to deal with plastic pollution that is not forthcoming.

Ward map
Council and parishes

We enagage with the council and parishes regarding aspects of our work. Currently working on the litter and the local processes for plastic.

Brunel statue
Businesses

Ongoing engagement with businesses, especially as part of Refill Swindon's work.

Coming soon
Schools and colleges

Engagement with schools is just beginning.

Community

Litter pick in Pinehurst
Litter picks

We regularly organise litter picks with people and organisations around Swindon.

Nude Foods logo
Nude Foods

The zero waste shop in Old Town was conceived and supported by our campaign. Sadly it had to close.

Town centre mural
Mural and workshop

Collaboration with Artsite on this vibrant town centre mural and workshop.

Ecobricks
Ecobricks

How to keep plastic out of the environment? Ecobricks to the rescue?

No Plastic Bands fliers
No Plastic Bands

A series of gigs to raise awareness of plastic pollution, our campaign, and to entertain the lovely people of Swindon.

Crocheting at the Baker's Cafe
Crochet

What does learning crochet have to do with homelessness and plastic pollution?

Plastic bag jellyfish
Armchair activism

Get comfy and put the world to rights!

Promo for The Story of Plastic
Film screenings

We have showed The Story of Plastic and Addicted to Plastic. Online screenings available.

Pinehurst Fun Day stall
Stalls

We have regularly put on stalls since the campaign launch.

Animals made from reused plastic
Presentations

We are available to give presentations which can be tailored to group requirements.

Old Town Festival logo
Old Town Festival

How much waste is produced at a festival? We attempt to reduce that.

Plastic bag floating in the ocean
Plastic Free Blogs 2019

New year's resolutions with Swindon Climate Action Network's Plastic Free Blogs.

Old Town Festival logo
Our Plastic Feedback

In solidarity with the national event, we spent the afternoon outside Sainsbury's