October 8, by Rosily Roberts. A few days ago a very exciting email landed in my inbox.
It was from a woman who had once Fro a member of the Basildon WEN local group, enquiring as to whether we would be interested in having their old scrapbook. The group was very active in the s, but has since shut. We For women Basildon currently undergoing a huge archiving project at WEN, and attempting to write a history of the organisation watch this space! The scrapbook tells the tale of a local group that no Locanto dating Halesowen currently working at WEN can even remember, so rooting through their old campaigns, many of which took place before I was even born, was thrilling and inspiring.
The scrapbook contains a number of newspaper cuttings reporting on their actions, as well as leaflets and flyers, including one for their first public meeting on the 15th of November, ! The group campaigned extensively on reducing packaging as a means through which to reduce waste.
Hot heads Carlisle exhibition served as a launch pad for the long term scrapstore, which aimed to collect commercial and industrial waste and distribute it for use by schools and playgroups. The largest campaign, and more pertinent to the local Basilon area, was against the dumping of toxic waste in Pitsea tip. Although a local concern, this campaign reflects the global issue of waste disposal.
Pitsea tip, which still exists, is the second largest landfill site in the UK, receivingtons of waste per year. Not only was this unpleasant for the residents, due to the unpleasant smell and large convoy of itinerant lorries invading their town.
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This one local example highlights the problems with the way waste is dealt with globally. Instead, it is broken down into smaller and smaller pieces until eventually it becomes plastic dust, which causes chaos in ecosystems.
The concoction of often untested chemicals in our everyday products aBsildon released back into the environment when we carelessly chuck them in a landfill. As well as the scrapbook, we were also bequeathed a beautiful, hand sewn Basildon WEN banner, as well as some green WEN sashes, that made us feel a bit like suffragettes.
We put them on and immediately wanted to take to the streets, protesting for votes for women. We may have been born into the wrong era… Cosplay dating Kidderminster about the work that a group of likeminded women did over twenty years ago, and the changes they were able to effect, is really inspiring, and shows how powerful women can be when they band together for a significant cause.
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