Author Archives: John Gray

Cooking oil recycling on Bishy Road

Costello’s Good Food Shop (formally The Good Food Shop) on Bishopthorpe Road is now offering a cooking oil recycling service for customers and local folk, in a fundraising partnership with Planet South Bank. Owner Carol Costello explains: “All people need … Continue reading

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Annual Street-re-Cycle: Sunday 2nd September, 11am to 3pm

The annual Street-re-Cycle event returns this year, in early September. Join in the clear-out! Put stuff on show outside your house and sell it, swap it or give it away. All good green fun… Items can include books, toys, DVDs, clothes, … Continue reading

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Shopping: Bring your own container!

Planet South Bank is pleased to introduce a new window sicker campaign for York traders, aimed at encouraging both businesses and their customers to make sustainable decisions whilst shopping. We’ve teamed up with the York-based plastic-free business IAmReusable to produce … Continue reading

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One Planet York: A liveable city

News of One Planet York’s annual gathering, Tuesday 13 June 2017. Copied from their information: This year’s theme is One Planet York: A liveable city and our keynote speaker, Oberbürgermeister(Mayor) Markus Lewe from York’s twin city of Münster, Germany is … Continue reading

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Like mending stuff? Join the Repair Cafe team! And save the date! Sunday 23 April 2017

Volunteers needed to help fix items for our first repair café, on Sunday 23 April at Clements Hall, York. Can you help mend furniture, household items, electronic goods, textiles, bikes, toys, jewellery, accessories or electrical gadgets? We are looking for … Continue reading

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Funding award: Repair Cafe and Street Re-Cycle

We are delighted to announce that Planet South Bank has awarded funding to deliver a programme of waste events over the summer by City of York Council’s Community Recycling Fund. See below for ways to get involved! Planet South Bank … Continue reading

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Full bins, empty bellies, lonely lives

Not a Planet South Bank event, but might be of interest to you? There is to be a screening of the film, Full Bins, Empty Bellies, Lonely Lives on 17 March, at the University of York. https://www.york.ac.uk/students/news/2017/full-bins/ The film explores … Continue reading

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