Think smart, shop sustainably

Tweet Zero Waste Eastbourne, a plastic-free store in Eastbourne’s town centre sets the standards for guilt-free shopping. It was founded by Abigail and Andy Tyrrelle who use supplier goods that ship using sustainable packaging such as fabric sacks or paper. They buy from local businesses to reduce the negative impact travel miles has on the environment; this is the term used to demonstrate how long something must travel to reach you. The less petrol used for land vehicles or kerosene used for running planes- the better. The store, located on…

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Clean Air Eastbourne

Tweet It may come as a surprise to you that Eastbourne is one of the most polluted cities in Britain. A report from the World Health Organization revealed that this city contains levels of lethal particulates much higher than what is considered ‘healthy’ air. Tiny particles known as particulate matter (PM 2.5’s) shouldn’t be more than 10 micrograms per cubic meter- but Eastbourne as a whole, has exceeded that. Along with Southhampton and London, we inhale toxic air that has 50% more particulates than the legal levels. Clean Air Eastbourne…

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