As part of the ‘Love our Beach’ project we have been working with Swanage Town Council and various community groups and businesses and are excited to be part of this new group working together in Swanage.
The steering group meet regularly to work on projects and share ideas and we held their first Open Meeting which was well attended on the 9th July. Notes from this meeting can be viewed HERE.
We are a steering group made up of Swanage town councilors, Swanage Chamber of Trade and Commerce, business representatives, members of the community and Litter Free Coast and Sea. Our mission is to positively support the community in reducing its waste, with an emphasis on plastic. We will work together to find solutions to issues and challenges around waste and its management.
We would like to provide a central point of information for the community on this matter and provide a means of sharing good tips and connecting people. We are a positive group looking to the future and how we can all live more sustainably in our community.
Our second meeting was held on 6th August and was well attended by 55 people! We had a talk from Dorset Waste Partnership and focussed on initiatives to help people reduce their waste.
Our third meeting was held on 24th September again at St Marys church. We gave updates on the plastic free town initiative and focused on trees and bees. Notes from this meeting will be published soon. Next meeting dates will be announced soon.
Swanage has been awarded the Plastic Free Town award and became the 4th Town in Dorset to get the status.
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