On 8 April 2021, we spent a fantastic hour and a half in a practical session looking at how Walthamstow residents and businesses can work together to attain plastic free status from the Surfers Against Sewage plastic free communities initiative. Following the event, we produced this report:
Speaking to representatives from the local community (both businesses and consumers with experiences in reducing plastic), we tackled questions such as:
What are the most impactful steps we can take to reduce our plastic waste? | How can we reduce the plastic waste from our shopping? | What are the responsibilities of residents, business owners and local policy makers around plastic free living? | How will the upcoming plastic legislation affect you? | Is plastic free shopping actually better for your health? | Is plastic free shopping actually better for your business?