Congratulations to Bill Dale and the Beach Buddies on receiving some funding from the IOM Government to help with their work.
We have just received 400 MORSBAGS from the IOM Prison.
Our total is now 4,985 bags.
We've got loads of books for sale at the Green Centre-only 20p each.
ZWM donated a compost bin to the new Coronation Community Gardens in Braddan.
We collect printer cartridges. HP, Dell, Lexmark,Canon and Samsung. Just bring them into the Green Centre when you're in Douglas.
Now is the time to insulate your loft. You should have 12 inches (24cms) depth.
Please remember to put aluminium cans, aerosols, batteries and steel tins in your kerbside box or take them to the Household Waste Centre at Middle River. SITA don't want them.
We are looking for material to make more cotton bags.
Duvet covers and curtains are ideal. Either bring them to the Green Centre on a Saturday or give us a call on 666029
We continue to collect used batteries for recycling at the Green Centre.
See www.morsbags.com if you fancy making some bags yourself.
This is a partnership between IOM government, environmental groups, individuals and businesses on the island.
The aim is to encourage a sustainable island balancing economic, social and environmental factors.
For more information see www.ecovannin.im
At Zero Waste Mann we believe a rethink of current ideas on WASTE DISPOSAL is long overdue. Instead we should be aiming for 'RESOURCE RECOVERY' because everything we throw away has value. We aim to:
To learn more about ZERO WASTE, have a look at the following websites:
'Zero Waste' is happening all around the world. We want it to happen on
the Isle of Man.
See www.plastics2020challenge.com to read more about reducing plastic waste.
The Green Centre open for business every Saturday.