Greenpeace & The Big Plastic Count – Starting this Monday 16th May
Eastbourne Spring Water Festival events – Eco-fair & Holywell Beach
Strandliners Chat – an opportunity to catch up with the Strandliners team & discuss everything plastic pollution, environment (land, river & sea), mismanaged waste, recycling, solutions etc
Future Events – Come and see us, have a chat about rubbish!
Welcome to the May/June 2022 news sheet
And a huge welcome to all our new subscribers we met at the St. Leonards Kings Road market. Thank you for your time to chat and discuss the environment, plastic, recycling, forensics, our own plastic use/wastage, big corporations and their part in end consumer issues and more. It is our chats that keep us going. The month of May sees the start of outdoor markets, fairs and festivals, and Strandliners will be appearing at some near you. Do come and say hello and watch out for the interesting activities!
The Greenpeace Big Plastic Count
The Greenpeace #BigPlasticCount starts Saturday 16th May. Join more than 150,000 people from across the UK in the biggest investigation into household plastics ever! The Big Plastic Count kicks off in less than one week – are you signed up to be part of it? If not, there is still time! Here’s the Greenpeace link.
Every family, every person, every household will be able to send in their results, This could be one of the most important plastic waste campaigns this year. We can all be part of it.
Introducing a monthly drop in discussion – everything plastic pollution, environment (land, river & sea), mismanaged waste, recycling, solutions etcCatch up on events & get the inside infoAre there any questions for Strandliners?What’s happening in your area?Is there anything you want to discuss?
Jun 7, 2022 07:30 PM
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Eastbourne Spring Water Festival – Saturday May 14th (Eco fair on Western Lawns) Come and discuss micro plastics, activities include a plastic knowledge challenge, pretending to be a toilet (!) and the large tub of micro plastics. Alongside Strandliners, other stalls include PlasticFree Eastbourne, Eastbourne Greenpeace, Eastbourne Climate Coalition, Vegan Society and more. 9am to 4pm.
Eastbourne Spring Water Festival – Saturday 21st May (Microplastic event at Holywell beach)
We are inviting everyone to slow down and discover our microplastic legacy at Holywell, Eastbourne on Saturday 21st May from 10 am to 3pm.
Become a microplastic detective.
Magnifiers and tweezers provided (but please bring a microscope if you have one!).
The exhibits will be primary & secondary microplastics from Cuckmere Haven,
The task will be to find the treasures and identify the trash,
Strandliners with a Studio on The Beach arts happening.
Compass Community Arts
Waterweek 2022 Streaming
Eastbourne Spring Water Festival 22
Rother Environmental Group – Talk by Southern Water at 7.30pm on Tuesday 31st May, to be on Zoom. Barry Woodham (bathing water) and Robert Butson (misconnections) will be talking, this will be followed by a Q&A session. If you wish to attend, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org and you will be sent a link ahead of the meeting.
Fairfest – Sunday June 5th (Fairlight Recreation Ground)
Amongst many other stalls and activities, Strandliners will exhibit a display of our local work, our findings, as well as some (not to be missed!) activities 12noon to 5pm.t to be missed!) activities 12noon to 5pm.
Pett Flower Show & Fayre – Saturday July 30th (Pett Village Hall)
Amongst many other stalls and activities, Strandliners will exhibit a display of our local work, our findings, as well as some (not to be missed!) activities 2pm to 5pm.
Pett Level Independent Rescue Boat Open Day – Saturday August 30th (Pett Level)
Amongst many other stalls and activities, Strandliners will exhibit a display of our local work, our findings, as well as some (not to be missed!) activities 10am to 3pm.
Brand Audit – Break Free From Plastic
July to October 2022
Camber Sands in August, dates other sites to be arranged.
Bexhill Festival of the Sea – September 3rd & 4th (next to the De La Warr)
Amazing 2 day event with the marine environment and community at its heart.
Marine Conservation Society Beach Cleans & Surveys
September 2022 – third weekend – Dungeness, Winchelsea Beach, Pett Level, Hastings, Bexhill
Dates to be arranged
The Great Nurdle Hunt
October 2022 – Camber Sands & River Cuckmere
Dates to be arranged
Rother Community Lottery – Supporting Strandliners whilst having the chance to win yourself.