Sustainable Dorset were delighted to be at the launch event of the new Eco Hub in the Dolphin Shopping Centre on 7th April 2018.
This exciting new hub is in the heart of the shopping centre in Poole in the recently vacated New Look premises. It is a dedicated space where shoppers can relax, create and learn. It is part of the shopping centre’s continued work to commit to sustainable best practice and will provide a place for local groups and organisations to connect with the public. There are plans for workshops, events, talks and exhibitions in the coming months.
Angela Fendley our Community Engagement Officer says “This is a fantastic space for community groups to use for free to encourage more thoughtful and sustainable ways of living. It will allow the public to discover new and easy ways to care for our planet through their choices in what they buy, and what they do with their waste, helping tackle problems like plastic pollution.”
Transition Town Poole were at the launch and would like to use the space later in the year to highlight their ongoing projects such as Turner’s Nursery Community Orchard, Zero Waste Poole, Abundance and Fizz Bikes.
Natasha from local business &keep was on hand to share information on how we can turn the tide on plastic pollution. Their products, which are also available online offer simple solutions to switching to more sustainable goods such as bamboo toothbrushes and reusable coffee cups.
We look forward to seeing more activities and events in the Eco Hub over the coming months.