Refill Revolution Comes To Worcester

15 January 2019

Severn Trent Water are supporting national charity 'City to Sea' in reducing the number of plastic bottles used across the UK. The idea is that people can use their own water bottles and refill them at a number of participating cafes, pubs and restaurants. The refill locations show their support for the scheme by displaying a window sticker and having their business promoted on an app. A number of the larger chain outlets have already signed up. Today (Monday 14th January) Green Party Councillor Louis Stephen joined other volunteers with the aim of talking to smaller, independent shops in the city to encourage them to now sign up.

Louis said, "I was really pleased with the take-up and support given by local businesses. Hopefully we are begging to now see the back of the fashion to buy bottled water. There is nothing wrong with tap water - bottled water is expensive and waste of resources. This scheme will hopefully support our city centre businesses by encouraging new customer footfall and ultimately increase their business takings."

Refill Revolution Comes To Worcester

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Green Party Meetings

All Green Party members are welcome to come along to our monthly meeting to discuss our plans for Worcester and Worcestershire.

Our next meeting is our AGM and starts at 7:30pm on Wednesday 15th July. Our monthly business meetings will now be online via Zoom. Please contact Louis Stephen by email if you would like to attend. If you need any help setting up Zoom, please get in touch.

For more information, contact Louis via email or telephone 01905 359 509.



Tuesday 7th July 7pm: "Averting the Insect Apocalypse"

Talk by Dave Goulson.

Dave Goulson will explain why insects are in decline, and suggest how we should tackle this crisis, first by turning our gardens into oases for life, and second by fundamentally changing the way we grow food.

See Events page for more information.

Wednesday 22nd July 6pm: The Fold Talk/Tour

Talk about organic gardening / tour / talk about the Fold Farm.

See Events page for more information.

Petition: Cycle parking at Worcester City Museum

Worcester City Museum has no public cycle parking. The City Museum is situated on a cycle lane. Cycle parking would mean that City Museum visitors can make sustainable transport choices and help ease the City's traffic congestion.