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2021 Events

DECEMBER 2021

Saturday 4th December

Faversham will be at the Friends of the Earth Christmas Market at the Guildhall selling all manor of eco-friendly gifts. As well as our PFF reusable cup of course! See you there!

NOVEMBER 2021

13th November:

Come along to Plastic Free Faversham's first Climate Cafe!

What is a Climate Cafe? 

 

It is a safe space to come and share your feelings, worries, and concerns as well as your hopes and aspirations about the issues we are facing regarding climate and environmental change.

 

There will be a short talk, relaxed general group discussions & more importantly tea/coffee & cake!

 

We will explore this pressing topic in an open, friendly, non-judgmental way - exploring together, & supporting each other. 

 

We would love to see you! No booking necessary. Just turn up. Stay for as long as you are able. No pressure at all to talk, you can simple listen and have a cuppa! See you there!

SEPTEMBER 2021

25th September: 

As part of The Great Big Green Week, a nationwide campaign by The Climate Coalition, Plastic Free Faversham & Circo Rum Baba present: Whale in a Plastic Ocean! HELP Whale and Turtle survive a deluge of rubbish in their ocean home.

Circus and theatre performance fun for families & children.

Faversham Recreation Ground - Saturday 25th September

Shows run from:12AM - 1PM, 2 - 3PM & 4 - 5PM

Funds provided by Swale Borough Council

AUGUST 2021

28th August: Plastic Free Faversham Stall in the market square.

JUNE 2021

27th June: Plastic Free Faversham's first Socially Distanced Litter pick of the year! Meet at the Guildhall / Market place at 11am. Bring your gloves and pickers if you have one. Looking forward to seeing you there!! Message us if you need a picker

MARCH 2021 - Sunday 7th - 7pm: Webinar Presentation on: Pollution in our Waterways

Join us for a presentation from Greenpeace on the problems of plastic polution in our waterways.

Zoom details:

Topic: Plastics and our environment
Time: Mar 7, 2021 07:00 PM London

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87521234075?pwd=bkN3UjVqWXNmcmNJSlhxS0NNUy9zUT09

Meeting ID: 875 2123 4075
Passcode: 880005

Spring 2021 - 3rd Sunday of every month:  Lockdown Faversham Litter picks

Although we can't litter pick in groups at the moment, PFF invites you to do a mini Lockdown Litter Pick on the 3rd Sunday each month. You can do it solo or as part of your household while exercising outdoors. Use a litter pick if you have one and collect items in a strong bag. Gardening or heavy gloves are useful and don't pick up anything with bare hands.

2020 Events

SEPTEMBER: 19/09/2020 - Faversham Litter pick

Meet: Faversham Rec. Time: 11am

We are super happy to be back out and helping to clean up Faversham! Volunteers are very welcome and if they have a litter picker then please bring it. Please also bring gloves if you do not have a litter picker and anyone under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

We are also inviting pickers to print off and complete this Brand Audit Tally Chart so that we can send our results to Surfers Against Sewage.

JULY 2020 - SIGN THE PETITION

Surfers Against Sewage has started a petition calling on the UK Government to end sewage pollution and guarantee safe-seas all year round. Read & sign.

 

Water companies continue to legally pollute UK waters, exposing all-water users, as well as our delicate Ocean ecosystems to harm. Consequently, our water quality remains at the same dire level as it was in the 1990s, placing the UK a pitiful 25th out of 30 EU countries for coastal water quality.

Sign the Surfers Against Sewage petition now!

JULY 2020 - Plastic Free July

Join millions of people reducing their plastic waste.
Plastic Free July is a global movement that helps millions of people be part of the solution to plastic pollution – so we can have cleaner streets, oceans, and beautiful communities. Will you be part of Plastic Free July by choosing to refuse single-use plastics?

TAKE UP THE CHALLENGE!

SIGN THE PETITION!

Plastic is choking our oceans and killing marine life. Sign this Friends of the Earth Petition and tell the UK government that we need a new law to phase out plastic pollution. Click here

Friends of the Earth - NATIONWIDE EVENTS

Check out the Friends of the Earth Campaigns page to find out more about other campaigns and how you can get involved in nationwide events.

Running until 22 May

Surfers Against Sewage are organising a See it – Snap it – Share it campaign - #ReturnToOffender, to expose and challenge most polluting brands. PFF is helping and encouraging others to share images polluting plasitc litter and spread this message on social media chanels, - tagging the offending brands. You can find out more here.

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2019 Events

25-26 OCTOBER. The Big Faversham Tree Plant: 

PLEDGE TO PLANT A TREE for our planet and for Faversham!

Visit our stall in the market for information how and where to plant trees and which trees might be good to plant. We will have some trees available to buy as well as information on how you can get involved with other tree planting schemes if you don’t have your own space.

26 OCTOBER, 10.30-12.30 Forest Therapy at the Gunpowder Works

To celebrate our Tree Planting Project which runs next week, we are delighted to have Jayne Dunsbee, a qualified Forest Therapist joining us to offer a Forest Therapy Session at the Gunpowder Works on the Saturday morning.

Jayne is generously giving her time for free, but there will be a £5 donation requested, which will be split between Plastic Free Faversham and Oare Gunpowder Works.

***BOOKING WITH JAYNE IS ESSENTIAL ****

Please call her on 07824 352 962

For more information on these events visit our Facebook page @plasticfreefav

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Volunteer with Plastic Free Faversham!​

Are you good with Social Media? Do you have an idea for a community project? Or would you like to get involved with the organising of existing projects? Then come and join the group! We meet in the first week of every month, usually a Tuesday or a Wednesday at the Limes in Preston Street. Contact us to find out more!

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