Are you concerned about the future of the planet? Are you
wanting to make a difference but not sure where to start?
Remix Plastic is aiming to provide those solutions for you
in an easy to accesses and implement way.
The one week
long Remix Plastic Pop Up Shop is launching in conjunction
with Plastic Free July and KidsFest to provide workshops,
interactive displays, sustainability resources and plastic
free products to help you reduce your impact on the planet.
“Most people understand there is a problem and want to
do something about it but are led to believe that as
individuals their actions wont count. But if everyone does a
little bit, that can lead to a big shift” says Anthea
Madill, the coordinator behind the project. “We want to
provide solutions in a non-judgemental way to empower people
to make a change”.
The pop up will focus on single use
plastic – from its production, impact on the environment
and the ways it can be recycled or reused as well as provide
people with easy ways they can reduce their disposable
plastic. Madill is also launching a free resource in the
form of an eBook that showcases both local and international
examples of plastic recycling initiatives. “We want people
to see the potential opportunities around waste – if people
engage with plastics in a creative way, they are more likely
to value it and not want to see it end up in landfill or the
The shop is running from 8th- 14th July at
Arts Centre. For more information and to book a workshop
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