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Are We Making the Best, Most Effective Use of the Resources We Have?

Please note this event takes place in the basement and has no step-free access.
Past event - 2019
20 May EVENT POSTPONED Doors will open from 7pm and talks will start at 7:30pm
The Den, The Assembly Inn, 17 Alfred St,
Bath BA1 2QU
In 2017, Blue Planet 2 brought the issue of the overuse of plastics to the forefront of our attention, and visible steps have been taken to reduce our plastic consumption. But are we doing enough? And what about other resources - are we using those sustainably? 

 

PLEASE NOTE DUE TO UNFORSEEN CIRCUMSTANCES, THIS EVENT HAS NOW BEEN POSTPONED TO A LATER DATE, ALL TICKET HOLDERS WILL RECEIVE AN EMAIL WITH MORE DETAILS SOON.

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