Events

Master Composting Workshop

21 September 2017

Grisedale Croft Community Garden, Alston 1 - 3pm

Learn how to make your own compost and cut your household waste. Learn about different types of composters and what to put in them.

Part of the Alston Moor Greenprint Project - hosted by Garden Organic and Cumbria County Council with Greenside Croft Community Garden


Love Food Hate Waste Workshop & Nappucino Information Session

22 September 2017

Alston Primary School Hall 3pm

Save money, eat well and waste less with clever tips on meal portion sizes, using leftovers, storing food correctly and understanding date labels on foods. There will also be information available on the Cumbria real Nappy scheme, examples of real nappies and how to get a money off voucher if you are having a new baby.

Part of the Alston Moor Greenprint Project hosted by Cumbria County Councils` Wsate Prevention Team


Alston Repair Cafe

23 September 2017

Alston Town Hall Annex 10am - 1pm

Get broken items fixed with the help of volunteers at the Alston Repair café. Bring along your electrical goods, furniture, clothing, bikes and toys. A great way of saving items from the bin and you could learn new skills too. Hopefully the first of many repair cafes in Alston.

Part of the Alston Moor Greenprint project. Managed by Eden Arts and volunteer experts.


Freegle Appleby Give & Take day

24 September 2017

Appleby Guide Hut, Holme St, Appleby, CA16 6QT 10am - 12 noon

A first Give & Take day in Appleby at the freshly renovated guide hut - a fabulous free Freegle jumble sale. Please bring items to give away and pick up anything you find - everything is free. Please do not bring large items such as furniture.


30th September - Sustainable Keswick & Keswick WI Give and Take Day

30 September 2017

Sustainable Keswick and Keswick WI Give and Take Day, Crosthwaite Parish Rooms, Keswick

Saturday 30th September 10.00 - 12.00

Bring along unwanted or outgrown children`s books, toys, games, clothes and equipment and swap with local people. All items brought along will be available for other people to browse and take home.

A great way to get some new-to-you items and encourage children to share.

Refreshments available! Have a coffee and a chat with other local parents.


Kirkby Stephen Repair Cafe

04 October 2017

Kirkby Stephen Local Links, Vicarage Lane, Kirkby Stephen, CA17 4QX 2 - 4pm

Kirkby Stephens Repair Café returns in association with Kirkby Stephen and Upper Eden Good Neighbours Scheme. It`s so much better to repair things if possible rather than chuck them out and buy replacements. If you have something to fix bring it along.

Hosted by Kirkby Stephen Community Arts.


Age UK Information Roadshow, Coronation Hall, Ulverston

04 October 2017

Recycle for Cumbria will have a display and information at the Age UK event, with information on composting and Love Food Hate Waste. There will be information and items to give away to help you reduce your food waste.


Saturday 7th October - Ford Park, Ulverston Apple Day

07 October 2017

The Recycle for Cumbria team and the Garden Organic Master Composters will be at Apple Day promoting composting and offering advice on how to waste less food.

Come and find us and also join in all the other activities celebrating apples.


Kirkby Stephen Repair Cafe

01 November 2017

Kirkby Stephen Local Links, Vicarage Lane, Kirkby Stephen, CA17 4QX 2 - 4pm

Kirkby Stephens Repair Café returns in association with Kirkby Stephen and Upper Eden Good Neighbours Scheme. It`s so much better to repair things if possible rather than chuck them out and buy replacements. If you have something to fix bring it along.

Hosted by Kirkby Stephen Community Arts.


If you have a question about resources or recycling in Cumbria call our helpline on  0300 003 1118
or email us at  info@recycleforcumbria.org