Here are many of the activities that we've been involved in since our launch on 1st July 2018.
Keep Swindon Tidy
Keep Swindon Tidy is an initiative to restore love and pride to our town, ending the culture of littering.
Refill has so far saved around 100 million pieces of plastic from polluting our environment. It has just expanded...
Growing South Swindon Community
This organisation can help reduce plastic pollution in various ways. Its key aims are to improve shared spaces in south Swindon and enhance community.
'Birds and Bees' radio show
We are represented on the revamped 'Birds and Bees' environmental show on Swindon 105.5.
Effective legislation required to deal with plastic pollution has not been forthcoming. We lobby local MPs about important issues towards enacting effective legislation.
Councils: borough and parishes
We work and engage with the parish councils and borough council in various ways.
Ongoing engagement with businesses, especially as part of Refill Swindon's work.
Schools and colleges
Education is key to driving change.
Zero waste is Lush
2 events with Refill champion, Lush: A litter pick for the start of Plastic Free July 2023 and Charity Pot Scheme raising money for us from the 28th to 30th July 2023.
"My Town My World": mural and workshop
Collaboration with Artsite on this vibrant town centre mural and workshop.
The zero waste shop in Old Town was conceived and supported by our campaign. Sadly it closed due to various problems.
How to keep plastic out of the environment? Ecobricks to the rescue?
No Plastic Bands
A series of gigs to raise awareness of plastic pollution, our campaign, and to entertain the lovely people of Swindon.
What does learning crochet have to do with homelessness and plastic pollution?
Get comfy and put the world to rights!
We have showed The Story of Plastic and Addicted to Plastic. Online screenings available.
We have regularly put on stalls since the campaign launch.
We can provide presentations which can be tailored to group requirements.
Old Town Festival
How much waste is produced at a festival? We attempt to reduce that.
Our Plastic Feedback
In solidarity with the national event, we spent the afternoon outside Sainsbury's