Who are we?Eco Around is a community-based social enterprise based in London. So, we would like to tell you more about we do as an organisation.
Covering topics such as climate change, sustainability, plastic pollution, recycling and food waste to name but a few, giving everyday tips to help save and protect our planet in a simple way.
As an organisation we hold eco workshops (creating handicraft made from recycled materials, playing games and doing outdoor activities) for adults, young people, children and families where they learn about the environment, current and future issues and how to make a positive impact.
We organise regular events like tree-planting and litter-picking to bring our community together.
Centred around Lambeth, with a view to covering other boroughs with the support of other keen eco-warriors.
On Saturday 8th February 2020 Eco Around held one of our fun eco workshops at Green STEM Fest at the University of Greenwich in Greenwich, London. We held workshops for children with their parents to re-grow vegetables from scraps and taught them about composting. All 5 sessions were fully booked on the day!
‘Green STEM Fest – Our Planet’ was the first edition of a festival that aims to empower children and families to live more sustainably and how STEM (Science Technology Engineering & Maths) can help us to protect our Planet. It was organised by the social enterprise Engineering Minds.
Over the past year we have been supporting Age UK Kensington & Chelsea by organising online quizzes and workshops for the elderly. This has been an extremely rewarding experience and we continue to work with them.
Friends Jon and Ludo started sharing their own environmental knowledge and habits with passion and enthusiasm with friends, family and acquaintances by starting a blog in summer 2019. Mainly focusing their efforts on what’s going on in the local area where they live: London. The following year we were joined by Ellie, Lina and Sigita who are all keen environmentalists.