Eco-themed events planned as shopping centre goes green

A PERRY Barr shopping centre will be going green this month. One Stop Shopping Centre will be asking customer to help cel-ebrate a year of cutting waste and looking out for the environment at the centre . with two days of eco-themed fun next FtiCay and Sat-urday (October 26 and 27). Mark Burbridge, Centre Man-ager, said “We’re realy proud of the steps we’ve taker in looking out for the environment t,his year at One Stop and we wanted to share the green mess e with cus-tomers and have a little fun too. Were also delighted to see how the young minds at Perry Beeches have been so switched on to the green message and have become a key part of our eco-themed activity throughout 2012.” On Friday and Saturday there’ll be an educational zoo with cus-
tomers being able to meet some of the rare animals we share our planet with and the challenges they surviving in the modern world. There’ll also be a mural made out of recycled items where customers can bring along their own recyclables lobe installed ma One Stop logo made entirely out of thrown away items. Also, on Friday there’ll also be a juice bike where customers can use pedal power to blend their own smoothie and on Saturday custom-ers can decorate a plant pot, plant a seed and take it home in our green fingered workshop Plus, Perry Beeches Academy are involved throughout the Going Green event Pupils have been busy with a ‘design an eco bag’ competition with the winner announced dur-ing the event, others have been
busy designing a green product to introduce to customers that week and there’s also a media project where pupils have shot their own video to promote the ‘green message’ . Customers can follow One Stop on facebook at www.facebook.cornionestopperrybarr for all the details.

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