Reading’s first community fridge is now up and running. Community Fridges provide a place for local residents and businesses to donate surplus food, which is then available for anyone in the community to take.
News and views
Marta Rossato was so inspired by a recent visit to MakeSpace Oxford that she wrote it up as an article for Transition Town Reading’s newsletter. We in turn were so inspired by her article that we asked if we could republish it here. Happily she said yes. We were left wondering if this is something that would work in Reading? What do you think?
That is the questions that visitors to Reading Museum’s new Story of Reading gallery are invited to explore through the Resourceful Reading display, which is in the Community Cabinet throughout April and May 2019.
We surveyed 35 food establishments in Reading to find out what they’re doing to curb plastic waste.
Hardly a day goes by without an announcement about another initiative to reduce plastic waste. This is great news. But with all the national noise it can be difficult to work out what is happening locally, and in particular the opportunities to take action at a personal level. So what is happening Reading?