Overpackaged shopping

Bewildered by ‘couldn’t care less attitude’

A lot of people think that the state of our planet is down to youth – those people who buy McDonalds or other fast food and dump it out of the car window. Yes I agree, those people do make up part of the problem; however, having just been to Lidl in Sidmouth, I can Read more about Bewildered by ‘couldn’t care less attitude’[…]

Rubbish under the Esplanade Sidmouth

Clean Up #3 Ham, Beach & Town March 14th 2018

Saturday afternoon saw the beach, Ham and town alive with so many people picking up plastic, bottles, glass, bags, metal and all sorts of other weird stuff! We saw the Sidcombers out in number, and reckon there were also over 50 of our Sidmouth Plastic Warriors out too, starting at both Holmdale (Prayer Room) and Read more about Clean Up #3 Ham, Beach & Town March 14th 2018[…]

Public Meeting February 22nd 2018

Robert Crick and Jeremy Woodward kindly arranged and coordinated the public meeting held at the Leigh Brown Hall (Unitarian Church) at 7pm on Feb 22nd. It was very well attended and encouraged lively debate about which directions we should go in. Everybody got to speak and say what they thought, and we then consolidated all Read more about Public Meeting February 22nd 2018[…]

Sidmouth Plastic Warriors Clean up Woolbrook

Clean up #2 Woolbrook February 17th 2018

We decided to focus on the Woolbrook/Manstone area for our second beach clean, very kindly hosted by the lovely Ben, Chris and Angie at the Youth Centre, the centre of the action. Unbelievably to me, over 50 people turned up and all pitched in 100%. It had been a very rainy week but the sun Read more about Clean up #2 Woolbrook February 17th 2018[…]

First beach clean

Clean up #1 – Jan 13th 2018

The call went out only a few days before, but we had at least 20 people turn up for our first ever organised clear up as the Sidmouth Plastic Warriors. The enthusiasm was fantastic, despite freezing winds, and a large haul was gathered together (admittedly in a very disorganised way with no thought of what Read more about Clean up #1 – Jan 13th 2018[…]

Catchup 1: Starting up Sidmouth Plastic Warriors

This is my first post for the page but it is late – I am doing a few catchups just to get the blog started. A little introduction to our group is needed. I am Denise, now the Chair, but originally just me, picking up rubbish either on my own or with my family (husband Read more about Catchup 1: Starting up Sidmouth Plastic Warriors[…]