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Teignmouth Recycled Art In Landscape

TRAIL is a voluntary artist led organisation raising awareness of environmental issues through art and education.

Established since 2004, TRAIL continues to give professional artists, schools, community groups and amateur artists the opportunity to create and exhibit large scale art works for an outdoor environment.

TRAIL website brings you links on current events, issues and new findings on an environmental, recycled and education theme, that help us to improve environmental awareness.


Here at TRAIL base we are all busy getting things ready to make 2019, TRAIL’s 15th anniversary year a spectacular show.

Click here for artist brief

TRAIL is excited to announce the launch of our TerraCycle drop off point at TAAG Arts and Community centre in Teignmouth.

What is TerraCycle? TerraCycle is Eliminating the Idea of Waste® by recycling the “non-recyclable.” Whether it’s bread bags from your home, pens from a school, or crisp packets from your work, TerraCycle can collect and recycle almost any form of waste.  Partnering with individual collectors, as well as major consumer product companies, retailers, manufacturers, municipalities, and small businesses across 20 different countries

Why are we collecting? Each piece of plastic that we throw ‘away’ ends up in landfill or incinerated in a linear way, that plastic then has no purpose or value to anyone, but by recycling, we put that plastic back into the cycle of purpose and value and we save energy,  resources and our planet by doing so.

Click here for more information on TerraCycle and for the list of what we are collecting at TAAG.

2018 was a truly amazing year with so many achievements.  TeignVironment, TRAIL’s sister group begun its work of running weekly workshops (click here to visit the TeignVironment page for more info).

TRAIL created a giant coat made from over 30,000 recycled straws for The Marine Conservation Societies, Slurper the straw monster whilst working with the resorts office and local businesses to make Teignmouth Town 95% single use plastic straw free. For the Environment Agency to mark World Oceans day we created a large selfie sculpture made from hundreds of discarded plastic bottles from a local marathon. 2018’s outdoor show saw lots of artists new and returning, community groups and schools taking part an interesting and thought provoking collection of art.

We hope this year sees more successes and changes for the better to our environment as we continue to educate through art the many messages that are so important to know.

TRAIL future events, TRAIL activities and more will be posted here as it comes in so keep popping back for more ……….


For more event information check out our events and what’s on page. New information and events are added all the time so make sure you keep checking!

For more information on sponsorship or volunteering with TRAIL please contact us at trailartuk@googlemail.com

TRAIL 2017 was another year of success, with thanks to all the businesses, volunteers, public, artists, community groups and TAAG

Thanks also goes to who place us in the Community Matters green token boxes and also for their ongoing support of our event.

who place us in the Community Matters green token boxes and also for their ongoing support of our event. who place us in the Community Matters green token boxes and also for their ongoing support of our event.

A full list of businesses that have supported TRAIL 2017 is available to view at the bottom of this page

TRAIL is powered by volunteer staff

Our warmest thanks goes to all the businesses and organisations that donate time and money to help us produce this event.

TRAIL 2018 Sponsors

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