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Plastic Free Poplar: Community Meet-Up

Do you live or work in Poplar and want to live more sustainably with less plastic? Join these friendly plastic free living workshops and become part of this ambitious local eco-project for a greener Poplar.

What to expect

Join the Sunny Jar Eco Hub team for a series of free monthly workshops, sharing practical tools and ideas to reduce single use plastic and live more sustainably. Topics include Natural Cleaning, Upcycling and Plastic Free cooking. These workshops are for those who would like to learn tips on saving money, are concerned about plastic pollution and the impact on your health, and you would like to help increase awareness in your community.

Participants need to live or work in Poplar and be able to attend the majority of the sessions. Part of the workshop will involve gathering ideas on what our community can do to reduce single use plastic pollution. Children welcome but please notify us before hand so we can ensure there are enough materials available on the craft table.

March workshop topic.

We will be coming together to share tips and tricks to prepare for a sustainable Ramadan.
There will be craft activities (Upcycled decoration and green deeds jars making), discussions and a movement workshop to help relieve climate anxiety provided by GymJam theatre.

About Plastic Free Poplar Campaign & Sunny Jar Eco Hub

Sunny Jar is a community organisation founded by local residents, Maud and Linda, who wanted to make sustainable living easy and accessible to everyone. They are running Plastic Free Poplar, a community led project aiming at reducing single use plastics in and around Chrisp Street market area over the next two years.

The project is part of Just FACT, a collaborative project building a fair food system and reducing carbon emissions in Tower Hamlet.

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