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Plastic Free Eastbourne Monthly: Meeting 37

Sunday 9th January 7 pm Agenda


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


1 min Apologies:

Minuter ~ please someone volunteer for “Action/Decision” minutes


10 mins 1) “Speaker of the Month”: 10} Joe Rose ~ “Purevo ~ innovation in Eastbourne”                                                                       End by: 7.13


2) Matters arising from the minutes:


4 min ~ 1) Review: Last month's (12th) challenge success? “Use Up All Of Your Resources”


2 min ~ 2) Christmas Dinner postponed to~ date to be agreed

4 min ~ 3) COP26 ~ "Conference of the Parties" in Glasgow

2 min ~ 4) Blue Flag and Seaside Awards progress?

2 min ~ 5)                                                                                        

End by: 7.27

10 min

3) Titan360 and “Eastbourne Spring Water Festival 22”:


13th to 22nd May 2022~ our next Steering group was on 7th January. Ideas for events are welcome please (?)                                   End by: 7.37

5 min

4) This months ~No. 17 ~ Challenge of the Month: Join our Campaign:

Encourage at least one of your friends or acquaintances to join our campaign by adding to our Mailchimp email group.                 End by: 7.42

5 min

5) Lobbying campaign: “Biomass Plastics”                      

End by: 7.47

10 min

6) Monitoring our campaign's journey towards Carbon Neutrality by 2030        

End by: 7.57                                                                                        

5 min

7) Refill* progress:

a) £1000 funding offered by South East Water.

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

c) Eastbourne Spring Water Festival 22. Event added: “Refill Quest” by Jill

Shacklock (Uni Brighton)


d) New grant ~£1000~ received via EBC devolved budget

e) Aviva Community Crowdfunder: £4060 final total, including £1500 from

ESCC “Building Stronger Communities” Fund                                                           End by: 8.02


f) benefactor will fund a Refill station in the Welcome Centre precinct


5 min

8) Adopt a Beach. Change of Project Manager: welcome to Ray Jarvis                   End by: 8.07



10 min 9) Other causes ~


Participant contributions: to be “tabled” ;


Please share and support ~ Christina Kearley ~ is running in the Eastbourne Half Marathon. She is fundraising for Plastic Free Eastbourne. Please help her raise £1000 for a Refill Station: 


End by: 8.17

5 min


10) Diary of events:


Wednesday 12th: PFE AGM 10am

Sunday 30th January 10am Mucky Mermaids: next beach clean ~ FortFun 

Watch out for Warm Norm's events this month.                 End by: 8.22

1 min 11) Annual General Meeting: 12th January ONLINE due to Covid constraints


Click here to join the AGM meeting                                    End by: 8.23




7 min AOB:


~ Next month's challenge: ~Number 18 ~ Any suggestions?


~ Next meeting (38th) Sunday: 6th February, 7pm ON LINE 

Click here to join the 38th Monthly Meeting . “Speaker of the Month ~ to be chosen.

~ Items for next monthly meeting??                                     End by 8.30


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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 ~ 


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


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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