News Visit the Go Green Information Centre as part of Great Big Green Week

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Maidstone Borough Council’s ‘Go Green Information Centre’ in The Mall is celebrating Great Big Green Week by hosting a whole week of free activities, talks and events from Saturday 24 September to Sunday 2 October which are open to everyone.

The Council’s Climate Change and Biodiversity team have taken over an empty unit until the end of September and are using it to help anyone who may be confused, sceptical or unsure of where to start with becoming more green and sustainable.

Events for Great Big Green Week:

Sat 24 Sept 10.30am - Family Craft morning- make your own wildflower seed bombs!

Sun 25 Sept 10.30am - LUSH Bubble Bar Workshop

Mon 26 Sept 1pm - Climate and Health Talk with Cllr Jeffery

Weds 27 Sept 2pm - Small Changes Towards Sustainable Living Talk with Katie from Bare Bazaar

Thurs 29 Sept 10.30am - Communigrow Workshop- Make your own natural plant labels

Thurs 29 Sept 10am to 4pm – Waste Surgery with Maidstone Borough Council’s Waste team

Fri 30 Sept 10.30am - Go Green's Sustainable Business Morning (pre-book online)

Sat 1 Oct 11am - Going Veggie: The Vegetarian Society UK

Sun 2 Oct 11am - Going Veggie: The Vegetarian Society UK

Cllr David Burton, Leader of Maidstone Borough Council said:

“The Centre is proving to be a real success, why not book into one of these sessions and come along and see for yourself. People have been dropping in for energy saving help, money saving grants, sustainable living ideas, wildlife friendly gardening tips, active travel advice, recycling activities and much more. There are resources to help people better understand the solutions, products, and services already available that can help them lead a more sustainable life.”

A  team member from Maidstone Borough Council’s Waste team will also be holding drop in waste surgeries on Thursday 22 and 29 September for people to come along to ask waste questions, learn what can and can't be recycled or to find out more information about the waste services the council offer.

The Go Green Information Centre is located on the first floor near the King Street entrance, just by the escalators, opposite Muffin Break. It is open from Thursday to Sunday from 10am to 4pm every week until Sunday 2 October. To celebrate Great Big Green Week the centre will be open every day between Saturday 24 September and Sunday 2 October.

To book your place for one of the events please visit:

Go Green Information Centre Events | Eventbrite

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