We are delighted to announce that Dunfermline has been awarded Plastic Free Communities status by national charity, Surfers Against Sewage!
Dunfermline receives this award in recognition of the commitment of local businesses, schools, community groups, organisations and people to reduce their unnecessary single-use plastic, and Dunfermline becomes the sixth and largest (by population) community in Scotland to do so.
We thank all these people who have helped us on this journey and those who work so hard every day to eliminate whatever single-use plastic they can – this award is for you!!!
Great turn out at PFD's 1st AGM!
We hosted our first event of the year on 2nd February - our AGM. There was a great turn out of people who were keen to hear about what we have been up to. The new management committee was elected and includes two new people, Jess Leech and Sid Akbar - we're so glad they have come on board.
The evening was rounded off with a fabulous talk from Claire Nicholson from Happy Earth Place.
Here are the minutes from the meeting - click here
Dunfy's brilliant businesses
We are delighted to announce that there are three new 'Plastic-Free Champion' businesses.
These are Khushi's Indian Restaurant and Takeaway, The Ricketty Desk and the Wee Folk Scotland. These businesses have taken great strides to reduce the amount of single-use plastic they use.
Take a look at which other businesses are taking their environmental responsibility seriously - click here.
Get in touch if you would like to know more about becoming a 'plastic-free champion' business
Here are the newest members of the PFD team - ten litter pickers. We are lending them anyone who want to use them for the remainder of the lockdown. All we ask that you post photos of your pickings on our facebook page.
If you would like to borrow them let us know by contacting email@example.com.
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