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Royston Environmental Group

Working towards a sustainable future

Keep Britain Tidy Litter Pick

Saturday, 23rd March 2024

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Serby Avenue Play Area, Royston

The Group is organising a litter pick as part of the Keep Britain Tidy campaign. This time we’re meeting at the play area at the far end of Serby Avenue.

The What 3 Words meeting location is W3W ///overdone.gestures.impact and the pick will start at 2.pm. Hopefully the weather will be fine and we’ll get lots of litter picked in about an hour or so.

Plastic Free Royston

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Become a Plastic Free Ally

One of the main objectives of the Royston Environmental Group is to gain the status of “Plastic Free Royston” and we already have eight Plastic Free Champions, small local businesses that have dropped single use plastic from their day to day organisation.

We are actively seeking Plastic Free Community Allies to join our crusade. Local community groups and non-profit organisations to sign up to a similar pledge. There are no costs involved! 

Complete the questionnaire

About the Group

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The group’s origins were within the “Naturally Royston” working party of Royston Town Council where the “Plastic Free Royston” initiative had been an embryonic project for two months in early 2020. However, it was subsequently felt that this project and any other environmental issues would be better served by forming a separate community based group.

Our initial project has been to continue the Plastic Free Royston initiative, which is part of a national campaign run by Surfers Against Sewage and which many towns across the UK have taken up, including others close to Royston. This initiative aims to drastically reduce single-use plastics in the town and surrounding areas, in local schools, businesses and other groups. Individual residents will be encouraged to remove at least thee single-use plastic items from their daily activities.

In 2021 the Group launched its new Sustain-Ability initiative which aims to help the people of the Royston area work towards a more sustainable way of living. You can find out more about Sustain-Ability by following the links above.

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Our Aims

  • To improve the environment in the Royston area and globally.

  • To bring together the residents of the Royston area and foster a better understanding of environmental issues.

  • To educate the residents of Royston about environmental issues and to help them understand what they can do to help.

  • To promote postiive action and mutual support among our members.

  • To undertake specific activities agreed upon by the committee to further these aims.

The Committee

Royston Environmental Group is volunteer led and run by the following committee -

Chairman

Carol Stanier

Secretary

Sarah Lewis-Hayes

Treasurer and membership

Lynne Beaney

Publicity and social media

Alix Cooper

Website

Michael Wright

Contact us

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To join the Group please use the Join Us link above.

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Michael Wright

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