Greener Fram

Action for a Positive Future

Greener Fram is an independent, voluntary, community group based in the small town of Framlingham in Suffolk. We aim to raise awareness of environmental issues, promote practical ways of reducing energy consumption, and champion the creation of a sustainable community.

Event

Swap and Mend with Special Guests!

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Saturday 8th December                   9.30-1.00pm           @ The Unitarian Meeting House, Framlingham

We are back to full swapping power! Here to help with your pre Christmas clear out just in time. Providing a place to acquire those truly environmentally friendly Christmas presents- no packaging, no consumerism, no waste! 

This weeks special guests include Abigail Robinson from Children’s Charity ‘Woodcraft Folk’. They are hoping to set up a local group so come by and find out more or email  abigail.robinson@woodcraft.org.uk  for more info
https://woodcraft.org.uk//

We are joined again by the wonderful Fram Fix. Find them in their fixing tent and see if they can help bring your broken item back to life! You can also speak to them about Volunteering. The Fram Fix team are still desperately looking for a permanent home, can you help?

Event

Next Swap and Mend – Saturday November 10th

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Our next Swap and Mend will be on the above date. Please bring your things you don’t want to swap.

Please do not bring broken items or non-working electrical goods or items that are well past there best.  We can mend items. Ask if unsure. Some items cannot be mended usually involving cracked plastic or solid state electrics. Mending is done by volunteers and the parts are provided by Greener Fram. All we expect is a monetary donation which reflects the work done.

Greener Fram runs on the donations given and the team of amazing volunteers. Our donations cover insurance, website, mending materials, starting new projects and expenses.

Framlingham Unitarian Meeting Hall (next to the library) 9.30 to 1 pm.

Volunteers needed for Swap and Mends – transport stored items to the venue, to be points of contact (training given), Helping to unload and sort swaps and lay out items safely. Contact  greenerfram@gmail.com or just come along to our next event and volunteer.

Volunteers needed for the Community Garden – A coordinator(s) to organise and act as point of contact, individuals to assist with weeding, sowing, more weeding and harvesting.  Ask at the next Swap and Mend if you can help or have questions.

We also run:

  • LETS scheme (local exchange trading scheme) trading skills,
  • Free share shed
  • Suma bulk buy, buying whole foods
  • Mends Shed

We are taking action for positive future.