September marks back to school and work for many but its also jam packed with Organic September from the Soil Association, Secondhand September from Oxfam, Zero Waste Week from Rachelle Strauss, The Great British Beach Clean from the Marine Conservation Society and the Global Climate Strike from Extinction Rebellion - so plenty of ways to get involved and avoid those back to school blues!
Beach Cleans and Litter Picks:
Exhibitions, Workshops, Courses and Get Togethers:
Learn how to make yogurt at home and hear from Matthew Thomson, CEO of Cornwall Food Foundation and Managing Director of Fifteen Cornwall talking about the importance of environmentally-friendly food.
Give your new soaps a hand made soap dish!
On the Friday evening view a documentary exploring peoples relationships with clothing and on Saturday enjoy workshops and exhibitions exploring sustainable clothing.
Cornwall Green Party conference on “A Green Vision for Cornwall” - future economics for a threatened world.Listen to a range of speakers and get involved with workshops throughout the day.
Get secondhand September off to a good start!
Learn how to make a super food soup and also hear from Rachael Bice from Cornwall Council talking about the importance of protecting the environment and celebrating our relationship with nature and also from us! We’ll be giving a short talk on Incredible Bulk and our plastic free journey!
Check out this event if you are interested in being a part of setting up a repair cafe in Helston
Learn the tricks of the trade from Baker Toms Head Chef, plastic free bread here we come!
If you are a business looking to address food and drink waste then this event is for you!
Useless with a sewing machine? Drop your clothes off for repair and receive back like new!
There’s lots to see and do on this fund raising open day: Cook and taste food cooked over the fire, go on a poisonous plants walk, make magical charm bags on an old singer sewing machines, explore the fairy tale installations and much more!
Upcycle Kernow is back for the autumn with their regular repair workshops
Learn about sustainable foraging practice, identify the multitude of seaweeds that grow in the area and enjoy a foraged picnic!
Discover what happens after you flush your toilet as Camborne Wastewater Treatment Works opens its doors to visitors!
Because we’re all in this together
These guys are experts when it comes to clearing our beaches of plastic and other debris
A fun tide line ramble followed by marine themed arts and crafts!
Pop along to this event if you are interested in Volunteering with the Helford Marine Conservation Group
If you are interested in the circular economy then check out this event where Tevi will be sharing their insights and expertise accumulated over the last 1.5 years of supporting hundreds of businesses.
A talk and slideshow with wild food guide and award-winning author Rachel Lambert on the sensory experience of foraging for food.
A reloved market showcasing local artists who are recycling, reducing and reusing everyday items.
Help the Helford Marine Conservation Group with their shoreline surveys!
Learn to grow some winter veg!
Join Your Shore Rangers for a day celebrating all things marine!
A workshop to be creative, have fun and increase awareness about the huge global waste pollution problem. Join in making, fashioning and crafting outfits and accessories from waste.