Yorkshire Building Society, Wetherby now collecting for Terracycle

Now that COVID lockdowns have been somewhat loosened, Yorkshire Building Society, Wetherby are now offering to collect the following items for the Terracycle scheme, helping to ‘recycle the non-recyclable’; empty crisp packets (min 30, flattened), used pens and markers, used toothpaste tubes and toothbrushes. empty, clean and dry coffee pods (see notes below) So far…

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Close the Loop & become Plastic Free

As we hear more and more about climate change, we are asking local businesses in Wetherby, Boston Spa & Villages to make a voluntary pledge to sign up to our Sustainable Local Business Award Programme, as part of our collective journey to attain Plastic Free Community status: 1star for joining the Refill scheme; 2stars for…

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International Stop Food Waste Day 28th April 2021

Whilst International Stop Food Waste day is 28th April 2021 is a fairly American led event, primarily by Compass Group plc, we wish to share some of Alice Woodwark’s comments about the issue of food waste in her sector, during a recent interview.  Alice who is the managing director of Restaurant Associates, UK, said, about…

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Earth Day 22 April

EARTH DAY 2021 is today. It happens every year on April 22nd. Since its inception in 1970, Earth Day continues to grow as a global event to demonstrate support for environmental protection and to highlight the urgent actions we need to take to save our planet.  The theme for 2021 is ‘Restore Our Earth’ and…

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Big Bike Fix

Our Community Green Group started the Boston Big Bike Fix in January 2021 as a hub of the original project started last June in South Leeds. The idea is to recycle bikes, fix them up and donate them to children and adults who could not afford to buy one. 10 April 2021 was a landmark…

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NEW Boston Spa Geocache Trail

Like and share on Facebook Welcome to our series of 10 Boston Spa Green geocaches, a 6km loop (2hour stroll) round our village, river and woods. Along the way you’ll find out about the places you visit, how they relate to the environment we live in and hopefully have some fun (and some fresh air too).…

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