The importance of recycling, reusing and reducing is the topic at Amey Waste Education’s Eco family fun day

17 February, 2017 - 09:00
People from East Cambridgeshire were taught about the importance of recycling at Amey Waste Foundation's Eco family fun day. PHOTO: Amey Waste Foundation

People from East Cambridgeshire were taught about the importance of recycling at Amey Waste Foundation's Eco family fun day. PHOTO: Amey Waste Foundation

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Recycle, reuse and reduce was the phrase of the day at the Amey Waste Education’s Eco family fun day.

People from East Cambridgeshire were taught about the importance of recycling at Amey Waste Foundation's Eco family fun day. PHOTO: Amey Waste FoundationPeople from East Cambridgeshire were taught about the importance of recycling at Amey Waste Foundation's Eco family fun day. PHOTO: Amey Waste Foundation

The event, at the Ely Cathedral Conference Centre, taught families the importance of recycling using a range of craft and educational activities on Monday February 13.

Youngsters got stuck in to building worm hotels and learning how compost works, whilst parents enjoyed tea and cake after dropping in to Amey’s first ever repair café – which offers to repair small electrical items.

Also on offer was a craft and painting workshop with the Cambridgeshire Community Reuse and Recycling Network (CCORRN), bird feeder-making activities with staff from Wicken Fen and seed planting with staff at Denny Abbey.

People from East Cambridgeshire were taught about the importance of recycling at Amey Waste Foundation's Eco family fun day. PHOTO: Amey Waste FoundationPeople from East Cambridgeshire were taught about the importance of recycling at Amey Waste Foundation's Eco family fun day. PHOTO: Amey Waste Foundation

An Amey spokesman said: “We successfully raised £36.10 for local Ely charity Little Miracles through our well contributed raffle.

“Well done to everyone for volunteering your time, energy and money to make this event as successful as it was.

“With their support, we can work together to make communities unite to try and reduce waste and promote positive messages of reuse and best recycling practices.”


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