Plastic Free Chesterfield
New research shows that over 1,466 jobs could be created in Chesterfield across green infrastructure and care work in the next two years/ten years. The data, compiled by Green New Deal UK, shows that Chesterfield is likely to suffer over 1,148 permanent job losses due to the COVID-19 pandemic, losses which could be replaced entirely […]
Chesterfield single-use plastic campaign group, Plastic Free Chesterfield, is to host an online end-of-year event on Wednesday 16th December to celebrate the group’s achievements and efforts this year. Despite being in a pandemic, Plastic Free Chesterfield have held twelve events this year, with only two being in-person. On top of this, the group are also […]
As the festive season gets underway, single-use plastic group, Plastic Free Chesterfield, are launching their new campaign providing tips on how to have a greener, plastic-free Christmas. With so much excitement surrounding many elements of Christmas, being environmentally conscious can sometimes be difficult to think about. Research shows that waste can double during the Christmas […]
On the evening of Thursday 24th September, a diverse group of individuals representing a wide range of organisations met online to discuss how the Chesterfield community could help tackle the climate and ecological emergency. School kids, councillors, community groups, faith groups, action groups, political parties and concerned individuals of all ages were represented in a […]
Chesterfield single-use plastics campaign group, Plastic Free Chesterfield, is to hold an online meeting to highlight how the Environment Bill, currently going through Parliament, has the opportunity to address the plastic pollution crisis. The Environment Bill is a piece of legislation aimed at replacing European environmental legislation, including issues around waste and recycling. Campaigners from […]
Chesterfield Borough Council is asking local residents to think about the planet when wearing a face covering and encouraging more people to choose reusable solutions, rather than single use facemasks which are not biodegradable and not recyclable. Since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, sales of single-use facemasks have risen with many of these ending up polluting […]
Chesterfield campaign group, Plastic Free Chesterfield, is marking it’s one year anniversary of the group with an online webinar featuring a special guest speaker on Wednesday 10th June.