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The Environment Centre

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Address: The Old Telephone Exchange | Pier Street, Swansea SA1 1RY, Wales
Phone Number:
+44 1792 480200
10:00 - 16:00
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 16:00

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attractive building

lots of useful information in a very attractive red brick building in one of the small streets in the old maritime quarter

Reviewed 23 March 2012
philippa g
Swansea, United Kingdom
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Berkshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Brilliant idea at the shop in the Environment Centre - you can bring all your Ecover products for refills (laundry liquid, washing up liquid, shower gel etc). I have not found anywhere else that does this. Such a great idea to reduce plastic packaging. They also do refills for Bio-D and Suma (my favourite eco friendly shampoo and conditioner). It's... More 

1 Thank Babyrooty
Swansea, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Enjoyed a lovely coffee, fizzy elderflower, and vegan raw choc snack bar in the garden seating area of this small but perfectly formed eco café and ecoshop. Also bought refills of my kitchen products at this wonderful place near to Morgans hotel - worth a visit

1 Thank julia m
Swansea, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2014 via mobile

I accidentally found this place despite walking past it daily and decided to pop in for a coffee. Was surprised by the choice and had a pretty decent fair trade cappuccino for just £1.50. There are some lovely craft goods on offer as well as home goods which shouldn't be overlooked. The building is quirky, clean and quiet and it... More 

1 Thank slickspj
Doncaster, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 June 2014

After leaving Swansea in 2006 and having very fond memories of the Environment centre, we returned there with our children in 2014. Although the staff are lovely and the building is architecturally very interesting, we felt that there was little in the way of anything there now. The turf roof is open, but the door was so jammed that it... More 

6 Thank Enid B
Neath, United Kingdom
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134 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2012

went here to get some recycling bags what a boring place nothing much here to see or do dont waste your time i know recycling is important

1 Thank anthonySWales
Swansea, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2012

lots of useful information in a very attractive red brick building in one of the small streets in the old maritime quarter

1 Thank philippa g

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