22 November 2020 | by Christine Brett
Shoppers in Seaford and Newhaven are encouraged to say goodbye to pointless packaging as award-winning campaign Refill expands.
The Refill campaign which has already saved 100 million pieces of plastic from our oceans expands, to become the world’s first dedicated app to help people find locations to reuse and refill.
Refill will now help people in Seaford and Newhaven live with less plastic by making it easier to eat, drink and shop packaging-free.
Plastic pollution campaigning organisation, City to Sea are taking the award-winning Refill campaign to the next level. From 1st October people in Seaford and Newhaven have been able to use the free app to find places to refill their coffee cup, lunchbox, groceries and even cleaning products and toiletries, making it the world’s first dedicated app to helping people find where they can bring their own containers and refill – shunning single-use plastic for good. It will also highlight discounts available, rewarding consumers for reducing packaging.
Morrisons, LUSH, and Costa and amongst some of the national brands signed up to the campaign as well. Do let us know via our email below If you run or know of a business that wants to join the scheme or will now offer refills for coffee etc they can sign themselves up using the app or website and add the coffee cup icon .
Please don’t forget you can download the Refill app here to get the location maps to find Refill points https://www.refill.org.uk/get-the-refill-app/ and also register your business and others if you have their permission.
If you want a Chilly’s bottle or food container You can buy one of these yourself which keep your lunch and drinks hot or cold from refill.org.uk/buy-a-bottle/ and Chilly’s make a £10 donation to the Refill campaign.
Find us on Facebook Refill Seaford and Newhaven as there is a group and a page to follow. Twitter @RefillSN Instagram @refillsn
General enquiries for talks and information to RefillSeafordandNewhaven@gmail.com
Christine Brett, Refill Seaford and Newhaven