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The Multi Award winning Tourist Information Centre strives to be as sustainable as possible, and also promote a responsible lifestyle in the town.

Within the last few years the TIC has introduced various eco-friendly products and initiatives in the town such as:

THE BRIDPORT CUP, BOTTLE & BAG

Reusable alternatives to their single use counterparts, emblazoned with the

Bridport Emblem and in town colours, these are all more than just souvenirs!

The water bottle can be refilled, for free, at many businesses throughout the

town with the “Refill” scheme & the cup opens up offers from various cafes in the area.

The Bridport Bag has been around the longest and it’s hard to walk down the

high street without spotting one! They are incredibly popular and wear well,

even with the most frequent of our high street visitors.

All 3 are available in the online shop. Click here for details.

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THE BRIDPORT PAPER BAG

The Bridport Paper Bag was brought in last year as an alternative to single use

plastic bags. The Tourist Information Centre now solely uses these recyclable bags

and they are being rolled out through the Market traders and any other local

businesses looking for an alternative to single use plastic.

 

 

 

 

 

 

CRISP PACKET RECYCLING

The Tourist Information have joined the Walkers/TerraCycle scheme for

crisp packet recycling. Many crisp companies are searching for a compostable

alternative to the current packets but in the mean time this scheme means

that they’re not going to end up in landfill.

All you have to do is drop your empty packets into the TIC and we will send

them off for recycling!

For more information see the Walkers website here.

 

 

 

 

LEAFLET AMNESTY

As an information centre, we have leaflets, we have a lot of them!

But if you find yourself with too many, or no longer need them,

but they are still in good condition, you can drop them back into us.

They can then be put out again for someone new!

This means that less are going to recycling, and in the long run,

fewer will need to be produced.

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BRIDPORT FESTIVAL CUP

We are Dorset’s Eventful Town, and as such there is something happening early every week!

In an effort to reduce waste, in 2019 we are introducing the Bridport Festival Cup. A reusable cup, to be you Bridport events companion.

These cups will be sold at our larger events, to then be used as much as you please!

More details to come.

 

For more information on sustainability, responsible tourism and of course information on Bridport & the surrounding area pop in to Bridport Tourist Information Centre!

Click here for information on Responsible Tourism

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