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Plastic Free Eastbourne's
35th Montly Meeting

Plastic Free Eastbourne Monthly Meeting 35: Sunday 3rd October 2021 7pm Agenda


Location: Lansdowne Hotel

King Edwards Parade, Eastbourne BN21 4EE    Tel: 01323 725174 

2 mins Welcome & Personal greetings ~ depends how many are “in”. 1 minute each max.

1 min Apologies:


Minuter ~ Sue Dixon has agreed to take our minutes. Thank you for previous minute taking.


10 mins 1) “Speaker of the Month”: 8} Paulina von Hellerman “EcoEducation 2030”

This is part of our Eastbourne Eco Action Network, which has this aim: working towards a carbon neutral town by 2030'                    


End by: 7.13


2) Matters arising from the minutes:

4 min ~ 1) Review: Last month's (10th) challenge success? “ethical use of the internet” 

4 min ~ 2) Marine Study Centre ~ progress

4 min ~ 3) Post Zoom meeting location: Sept & Oct: Lansdowne Hotel; Nov: Crown & Anchor; Jan: Hydro Hotel                                


End by: 7.25


10 min 3) Titan360 and “Spring Water Festival”: 13th to 22nd May 2022~ our next Steering group is on 13thOctober. Ideas for events are welcome.                                                                                               End by: 7.35


5 min 4) This month's ~No. 11 ~ Challenge of the Month: 'sign up to the “Benign Plastics” petitions'                                              


End by: 7.50

5 min 5) “Snippets” Freshers fair at ESCG publicity stall  BBC Sussex interview  Eastbourne Carnival UCL Webinar: “Compostable Plastics” The Queen's Canopy & Eden Project in Eastbourne Sastings Symposium (UNA)          


End by: 7.55


10 min 6) Refill* progress: a) funding offered by South East Water.

     b) Cornish Refill Stations: from “Our Only World” ~ Tina Robinson    

  1. Next locations being confirmed: Helen Gardens, Langney Shopping Centre, Gildredge Park; SE Water's; entrepreneur wishes to fit one outside his business (!)

     d) Spring Water Festival 21 and 22                                                                                                    


End by: 8.05


5 min 7) Plastic Free Eastbourne 'Christmas Dinner' at the Crown and Anchor, Sunday December 19th, 7pm                            


End by: 8.10


8) Other causes ~                

5 min Participant contributions: to be “tabled” 

End by: 8.15

2 min  Diary of events:

  1. Warm Norm and BHASSEXPLORE 

  2. Sunday 24th October 10am Mucky Mermaids: next beach clean ~ Wish Tower                 End by: 8.17

2 min  2)  Blue Flag and Seaside Awards progress                                                                        End by: 8.19


6 min AOB:                                                                                                                                        End by: 8.25

~ Next month's challenge:  ~Number 13 ~ using up all your resources

~ next meeting Sunday: 14th November, 7pm at the Crown and Anchor. “Speaker of the Month ~ ???

~ Items for next monthly meeting??                                                                                                    

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For sale: 1)Wild Tribe Heroes books by Ellie Jackson ~ £7.99p each. On line: in the notes section write “PFE” and we will receive the profits for each book sold ~  

  1. “Plastic Free Eastbourne” Cotton T-Shirts £9 each; new version £12 each Organic Regenerated Cotton “Ecologie” by

  2. Litter pickers £4 each. £7 folding litter pickers

Please contact me if you would like to purchase from these last 3 items.


Oliver Sterno Community Leader, Plastic Free Eastbourne

Community Coordinator ~ Refill Eastbourne

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