East Dulwich Plastics Campaign 2019/20

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East Dulwich Plastics Campaign 2019/20

East Dulwich Plastics Campaign 2019/20

Ric Baldock By Ric Baldock

Raising awareness of the issues surrounding plastic pollution and promoting behaviour change to address the problem in local council, businesses, schools, community groups and individuals.

Southwark Fundraising stage

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Pledges will only be charged if the project hits its funding goal of £1,706 by 12 Jan 2020

Working within the community to promote the issue of plastic pollution and drive behaviour change. From straight-forward awareness driving - speaking at schools, talking to businesses about changing plastic use within their business and supply chains to organising events (eg. street cleans and films nights) where individuals can show support and take direct action and engaging councillors to drive change within local government.

What we'll deliver:

  • A reduction in plastic use by local businesses
  • Community events that inspire action on an individual level
  • An increased awareness in the local area of the problems and possible solutions

Why it's a great idea:

Plastic is good for some things for which you need a non-degradable material but this benefit is a huge negative when it comes to waste and the environment. All the plastic ever created in the world still exists today and we're making more than ever - there could be more plastic in the ocean than fish before 2050. The statistics are startling: 38 million plastic bottles a day used in the UK and only half recycled, 5 trillion plastic bags used a year globally. The issue is gaining more attention, but it needs more and faster action to affect the necessary change - from individual purchasing power right up to government legislation. It can be overwhelming which is why local level initiatives such as mine are so important - a call to arms to show people that their action can make a difference.

Steps to get it done:

  • October annual SAS beach clean up
  • Spring SAS beach clean up

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Location Southwark

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London Borough of Southwark

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How will the money be spent?Total £1,706

Printed bags - £400 (23%)
Venue hire - events - £300 (18%)
Banners, flyers & posters - £250 (15%)
Other printed materials (bibs, cups, bottles) - £200 (12%)
Clean up equipment - £150 (9%)
Advertising - events - £120 (7%)
Advertising - awareness - £120 (7%)
Other - £166 (10%)

Costs Breakdown

This shows how money raised for the project will be spent. These costs have been confirmed by the project's Delivery Manager and verified.

23%
Printed bags
£400
18%
Venue hire - events
£300
15%
Banners, flyers & posters
£250
12%
Other printed materials (bibs, cups, bottles)
£200
9%
Clean up equipment
£150
7%
Advertising - events
£120
7%
Advertising - awareness
£120
10%
Other
£166
  • Spacehive fees
    £77
  • Transaction Fees
    £73
  • VAT
    £15

Overfunding

This project is enabled for overfunding. If the project hits its funding goal before the end of the campaign period, any extra funds raised will be spent (in order of priority) on: We'll use any extra funds to hold further events and support plastic free efforts by local schools and community groups.

Total £1,706

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