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Helping People from Ukraine

Wondering what you can do to help people from Ukraine? Organisations are collecting donations of clothes, sleeping bags, etc for people arriving on the borders from Ukraine. Bournemouth, Dorset Drop off items at the Food Plus shop, 553 Christchurch Rd, Boscombe, Bournemouth BH1 4AH. Deadline 4 March 2022, where they will …

WasteNot Old Crockery

Maybe you’ve chipped your favourite mug, dropped a plate or replaced your dining set, what should you do with your old crockery? Repurpose an old teapot, teacup or mug into a planter. Sell or give away broken crockery to people who use them to create arts and crafts projects or …

Waste Free Christmas Tree

Waste Free Christmas Tree Christmas trees are a favourite long standing tradition in many people’s homes. The type we have and how we decorate them may change from year to year though, potentially creating waste. Here’s some suggestions on how to try to have a waste free Christmas tree: Sustainable …

It’s Time to Wrap Up

Winter’s on its way and it’s starting to get chilly Soon you’ll be digging out your winter coat, or perhaps you’re looking to buy a new one? Before you head to the shops or order your brand new coat online have you considered buying your next coat In a charity …

WasteNot this Halloween

Halloween can create a lot of waste – here are a few ideas to try to have a waste-free Halloween this year. Halloween Costumes Check out the charity shops and online market places for second-hand costumes. Swap Halloween costumes with a friend or hire one. Make your own costume out …

Recycling Soft Plastics

Great news! Many supermarkets are now providing recycling bins in their stores for soft plastics. Soft plastics are the packaging that you can’t normally put out with your household recycling. If you can scrunch the plastic and it bounces back, it’s likely to be a soft plastic. So, this means …