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Zero Waste Leith launch party

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Thomas Morton Hall

28-30 Ferry Road

Edinburgh

EH6 4AE

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You are invited to our community party for the official launch of Zero Waste Leith, hosted by Changeworks. At the event you will be the first to find out more about what Zero Waste Leith has in store, to see how your ideas and suggestions helped to shape the project, and to meet other Leithers championing this cause over a delicious, local, zero waste buffet. This event is open to community members who live or work in Leith, community groups and local businesses. Registration is free.

We would be delighted if you are able to come along to find out more and explore how you can get involved in creating a cleaner, greener Leith.

The programme for the launch party:

17:30 Registration and refreshments (delicious local zero waste buffet)

18:00 Welcome and Overview – Teresa Bray, Chief Executive, Changeworks

18:05 Introduction to Scotland’s Zero Waste Towns – Zero Waste Scotland

18:10 No idea is wasted: the Zero Waste Leith vision – Hannah Milne, Zero Waste Leith Coordinator

18:25 New Year, New Opportunities for Leith – local Leither TBC

18:30 Explore the stalls, demos and displays in the Zero Waste Leith village fair, follow the kids treasure hunt or join facilitated discussions in the Green Room. Meet our project partners including Leithers Don’t Litter and the Edinburgh Remakery.

19:00 Drinks reception and opportunity to chat

19:45 Close


About Zero Waste Leith

Changeworks is working with residents, community groups, schools and businesses in Leith to inspire and enable them to create a ‘clean and vibrant place where nothing is wasted’. Zero Waste Leith will build on activities already happening in the area to help the community create cleaner greener streets, share good practise and inspire more recycling, repair and reuse.

Getting there

Thomas Morton Hall (next to Leith Theatre) is at 28-30 Ferry Road, Leith (EH6 4AE) and is on the 7, 4 and 21 Lothian bus routes. It is a 10 minute walk from Newkirkgate at the bottom of Leith Walk.

Bicycle parking

There is no secure bicycle parking at Thomas Morton Hall however there are places to lock your bicycle nearby on Ferry Road.

Accessibility

The hall is situated on the ground floor and is accessible by wheel chair.

Photographer

There will be photographers and people filming at the event to capture the evening’s activities. If you wish not to be photographed or filmed please email Hannah Milne in advance of the event.

Queries

If you have any queries about the event please email Hannah Milne or call 0131 555 4010.

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