Wonderful waste-free woodlands! Suffolk Show
This year’s theme at the Suffolk show was all about keeping the woodlands, countryside and streets of Suffolk litter and plastic free and making sure that we put our waste in the right place so it doesn’t end up harming our wildlife and environment!
Schools and groups from all over Suffolk did a fantastic job of making amazing artwork using reused and recycled materials for our display, so it should be another great year for Suffolk recycles!
You can see some of the artwork, and pictures from the Suffolk show on out online gallery.
There was lots to do including meeting our giant drainpipe spider (eek!) and having a pow-wow round our up-cycled toadstool tables!
There was a pedal powered Scalextric so you can use the energy you make to power a racing car.
There was lots of fun and games to be had, including making a CD owl, playing the litter pick game, finding out how food savvy you are and learning about what you can do to reduce, reuse and recycle your waste. Our merry band of master compost volunteers was on show to give composting advice too.
A HUGE THANK YOU to all the schools and groups who took part:
Hillside Primary Ipswich, Tattingstone Primary, Charsfield Primary, Gainsborough Community Library, Tudor Primary Sudbury, Birchwood Primary Martlesham, Thomas Gainsborough High Sudbury, 20th Ipswich Brownies and 29th Ipswich Guides, Prince George House Care Home, Woodbridge School the Abbey, Thomas Wolsey School Ipswich, Gt Waldingfield Primary, Hintlesham and Chattisham Primary, Ashley School Lowestoft, Exning Primary Newmarket, The Oaks Primary Ipswich, Debenham High, Sextons Manor Bury St Edmunds, Sproughton Primary, Bildeston Primary
Also a massive shut out to our Suffolk Waste Partnership partners, contractors (FCC Environment , Viridor and SUEZ ), master composters and real nappy volunteers. Thank you for all coming together to explain the whole waste picture and encourage everyone to reduce, reuse, recycle and recover their waste.At a time when environmental issues are more important than ever it is great to have all their support
We couldn’t have done it without you !
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