Turn Lyme Green promotes sustainable living in Lyme Regis. Set up in 2007, we engage the community in environmental issues. We meet regularly, plan campaigns and events, and have fun. Collaboration with other environmental groups in West Dorset and beyond is an important part of keeping everyone informed and up to date. TLG acts local, thinks global.
LATEST CAMPAIGN NEWS: PLASTIC FREE LYME REGIS
SUCCESS! In June 2018 Lyme Regis gained title, Plastic Free Lyme Regis, from the Plastic Free Communities initiative of Surfers Against Sewage. Lyme Regis is the first town in Dorset – and 24th in the country out of over 300 applying – to receive this accolade. Local businesses, organisations and residents are all taking steps to reduce single-use plastics. For more information, visit our new web site for Plastic Free Lyme Regis:
Tuesday, 9th October
COMPOSTABLES are they the answer?
Blue Room, Royal Lion Hotel, Broad Street, Lyme Regis
7.15 for 7.30pm
Mark Foxhill will talk about compostables as alternatives to single-use plastics. While we strive to find ways around our plastic addiction, biodegradables may seem an obvious choice. But on closer investigation, they too may have a negative impact on our environment.
RE-FILL SCHEME update
More Lyme Regis businesses are joining the Re-Fill scheme which has received so much national publicity recently. “Refill is a free tap water initiative designed to reduce plastic pollution and promote healthy hydration by making refilling a water bottle easy, social and rewarding! Hats off to the 20 businesses taking part in Lyme Regis .. as others join we will let you know. If anyone wishes to join, just contact Litter Free Coast and Sea who co-ordinate locations in Dorset. There is also an app which can show ReFill locations near where you are.
Penny Black Café Cornish Bakery
Aroma Coffee House Galley Café
The Good Food Store Roly’s Fudge Pantry
Mulberry Manor Bell Cliff Restaurant
Frank & Beans Gelateria Tierra Kitchen
Alexandra Hotel Red Panda
Old Bonded Store Tearoom The Nags Head
Lyme’s Fish Bar Costa
Courtyard Cafe Baboo Gelato
SWiM Hook Farm and Caravan Park
Lyme Regis Brewery