Ruth, Polly, Nancy, Anne, Jill,
a) Anne has not heard back from the
Crediton Garden Club and Allotments group about
b) Chris has contacted Allan Quicke at
the Crediton Courier re publishing a WAG tip of the week. Esther
had sent him the list of ideas generated at the Exhibition in the
Library. Our preferred option is one tip a week. His was that we
send him a few and he will put them in as and when he has
space. However, he
had published all the ideas from the exhibition at
Nancy to send him one tip at a time.
from Waste Demonstration by Ruth of Ruth's Real Food and Tracey
Agate from Tiverton's group.
Ruth, Carolyn and Esther will meet them beforehand
Smoothie bike and Stall
ACTION: Esther will collect Bike from
Exeter on Friday 8th June. Ruth will return it on Monday
Nancy and Ruth to supply recipe for banana bread. Carolyn to bring
almond milk (2 cartons)
Carolyn to check with Rachel Luxton if there is space for the Bike
by the stall.
Esther to bring banner, literature, notice board and the large
plastic bags. Ruth will supply pledge sheets, literature and base
for Eat Well Banner to Esther beforehand.
may be a shortage of volunteers.
ACTION: All to encourage friends &
others to volunteer
needed for cleaning plastic and chopping boards etc.
Nancy to bring buckets; Esther to ask the Green House if it's OK to
use their water on the day; Esther to bring washing up
4. Future of
Special AGM on 21st May at 7.30pm in the Boniface Centre, to
determine its future, if there is to be one.
All urged to attend, especially anyone willing to stand as
Secretary or ordinary member of the core group.
5. Plastic and
other projects for the future
this point, Jill said she was standing down due to physical
b) Tony Buckland on Radio Devon always
is looking for gardening tips. Anne suggested sending reuses of plastic
in the garden.
Anne to follow up
There is a Crediton Facebook page called Journey to Zero West with
88 members currently.
Chris to contact it and at least make sure they know about the
Crediton school girl recently made a Surfers against Sewage local
representative but also to see if there is a possibility for joint
suggestion from one of our volunteers was that WAG could offer
volunteers to the local Recycling Centre to check the public was
putting recyclables into the right places - the shop if it was
Esther to reply and put her in touch with Catherine Causley who is
working with recycling centres to train staff to do
e) Nancy mentioned an article "Journey
of a plastic spoon" .
f) Carolyn showed a leaflet on reducing
plastic produced for N Tawton residents which could be easily
adapted for WAGs to
Nancy and Carolyn to send articles to Anne to put on the website.
Anne to send SC logo to Carolyn to add to the leaflet.
6. Devon Love Food, Hate Waste training
July, at Boniface
Anne to put Posters up in Sandford
Chris & Nancy to take part in the Q & A sessions in the
afternoon, using their experience on projects such as Food cafes;
Esther to supply them with the briefings she had used for the food
Anne to send Ruth information on organisations relevant to the
7. Date of Next
Thursday 28th June, 5pm at
Anyone interested in Reducing, Reusing or Recycling is welcome
to come and join our small friendy group and see what we are
planning. All ideas welcome!
Notes from last meeting