Zero Heroes Competition: Voting has closed. Results will be out soon.

Thanks to all who have reduced their waste, and those who submitted and voted for ideas as part of the Zero Heroes Community Competition. We were delighted to receive 135 ideas from across the district that proposed to spend the prize fund in a variety of ways such as community gardens, improvements to community halls and support for youth […]

Zero Heroes: “How To Spend It” Events

It is almost time for the Zero Heroes “How to Spend It” events! Take part at 12 events around the district to work out how your community wants to spend its share of the prize fund, and how you can get more by recycling more. This is a great opportunity for local projects and improvements to receive funding. […]

Zero Heroes: 1000 Tonnes of Food Waste Collected.

The Zero Heroes Community Competition has assisted Lewes District Council’s Food Waste Recycling Scheme in reaching a major milestone! Since the scheme started in June 2013 residents have been filling their caddies with food waste. As a result the 1,000 tonnes of food waste mark was reached on 21st February. That’s around two million caddies […]

Zero Heroes Resources.

A range of resources are now available from the Zero Heroes Website to help people promote the Zero Heroes Community Competition in their area and help them win the biggest share of the £40,000 Community Prize Fund. Resources available include poster/flyer designs, in both High & Low Resolution format; a Sign Up sheet, so communities can […]

Peacehaven Community Event

The Zero Heroes team were in Peacehaven on the 4th of Feburary at the Meridian Centre to promote the Zero Heroes Community Competition. The visit gave us the opportunity to tell the people of Peacehaven about the Lewes District Council Food Waste Recycling Service and how they can help win a share of £40,000 for […]

Newick Village Market.

We had a great morning at the Newick Village Market spreading the word about the Zero Heroes Community Competition and the Food Waste Recycling Service with Matthew Busby from Lewes District Council. We had a stall at the Market, along with others selling various local produce, where we informed people about how they can  help Newick win […]

Update on Zero Heroes – January 2014

Happy New Year from the Democratic Society. Here is the latest news on the Zero Heroes Community Competition. The competition results have been updated on the Zero Heroes Website. The top three areas are East Saltdean & Telscombe Cliffs, Ouse Valley & Ringmer and Barcombe & Hamsey. If your area reduces waste you are guaranteed […]

Christmas Update on Zero Heroes.

Seasons Greetings to all from The Democratic Society, below is an update on the Zero Heroes Community Competition. First of all, we would like to thank all of those who met us and signed up at the various Christmas Events throughout the Lewes District. Alistair and Susie joined Matthew Busby, Recycling Customer Support Officer for […]

Clean Bin Movie Review

Denise from Lewes Freegle recently posted a Film Review of a “Clean Bin Movie” that was screened at a community event in Lewes last month. You can read the review here. Attendees were also given the opportunity to sign up to the Zero Heroes Community Competition to help generate extra points for their area. More points […]