Royston Environmental Group

Working towards a sustainable future

Christmas Jumper Swap Meet

Fighting Fast Fashion

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Saturday, 18th November 2023 - 10am to 2pm

Royston Library, Market Hill, SG8 9JN

The Royston Envirnmental Group, in association with the WasteAware Hertfordshire Partnership, are holding a Christmas Jumber Swap Meet.

Who says you have to be a dedicated follower of fashion? Here is an opportunity to refresh your wardrobe with some pre-loved daft jumpers for the festive celebrations. You can bring along your old jumpers and swap them for something else which takes your fancy.

Drop Off Times

Drop your old jumbers between 10.00am to 11.00am. This lets us check and size them for display. You can then pick out something else from 11.00am. You can also arrange to drop them off before the event by emailing the

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 -


Carol Stanier


Sarah Lewis-Hayes


Lynne Beaney

Publicity and social media

Alix Cooper

Membership and website

Michael Wright

Contact us

Please use this form to contact the Group with your enquiry.
To join the Group please use the Join Us link above.

Website design

Michael Wright


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