June

Our upcoming events and presentations

Come along to the official launch of the project & find out all about the project as well as how you can get involved. 
There will be several talks/ presentations on the day as well as information on how you can switch from plastic to more sustainable materials.

The event will run from 10am - 6pm so feel free to pop in at anytime - we look forward to seeing you there! 

Jun 29, 2019

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Come along to the official launch of the project & find out all about the project as well as how you can get involved. 
There will be several talks/ presentations on the day as well as information on how you can switch from plastic to more sustainable materials.

The event will run from 10am - 6pm so feel free to pop in at anytime - we look forward to seeing you there! 

Jun 29, 2019

Agenda for the Launch Event 
29 JUNE 2019, Fife Council Building, St. Mary’s Place
 
10am – 12noon 
Workshop on ‘Raising a family plastic free’
Info stall on the ‘Towards a Plastic Free St. Andrews’ initiative
Info stall on what businesses can do to become single-use plastic free
Sustainable products available for sale
Beeswax wrap workshop
Reusing plastic containers for planting 
 
12.30 - 3.30pm
12.30 – 1.00pm: Presentation on the ‘Towards a Plastic Free St. Andrews’ initiative – Al Clark, Environmental Officer, University of St. Andrews
1.00 – 2.00pm:  Presentation on the ‘Impact of primary plastic pollution at the Firth of Forth’ by Dr. Allison Reeves & Susanne Grimes
2.00 – 2.45pm: Presentation on ‘Plastic Free Anstruther working towards gaining Plastic Free status’ Alice Pearson
3.45 – 3.30pm: Presentation on ‘Plastics Campaign by Greenpeace’ - Sally Romilly, Greenpeace Dundee Group
 
3.30pm – 4.15pm
Awards ceremony to businesses which have achieved SAS objectives towards becoming single-use plastic free:
 
Cromar’s Restaurant
The Cheesy Toast Shack
The Golf Museum Café 
The Cottage Garden
Combini
Costa Coffee
St. Andrews Brewing Company
 
4.15 – 4.30pm 
Quiz
 
4.30pm – 5pm 
Raffle prizes will be announced
 
5 – 6pm
Info stall on the ‘Towards a Plastic Free St. Andrews’ initiative
Info stall on what businesses can do to become single-use plastic free
Sustainable products available for sale
 

Jun 29, 2019