The Edinburgh Remakery is a social enterprise, community repair hub and second-hand shop based in the Leith area of Edinburgh. Our vision is to create an alternative to a disposable society by making repair education accessible to all, to build a stronger, waste-free community and support vulnerable people within our city.
Edinburgh Tool Library is the UK’s first tool library, promoting sharing as a way of reducing our environmental impact.
We lend our members tools for DIY, gardening, decorating and machine repair, so that they don’t need to own them. Not only does this collaborative approach make sense environmentally, it also helps our members financially.
XR Highlands and Islands supports the formation of local XR groups across the Highlands and Islands, working with groups across Scotland, and the rest of the planet, to take urgent action in the face of climate change, as part of the global climate justice movement.
Abriachan is a scattered rural community of about 130 people set high above the shores of Loch Ness in the Highlands of Scotland. Abriachan Forest Trust manages 540 hectares of forest to create local employment, improve the environment and encourage it’s enjoyment by the public.
Trees for Life are a conservation charity dedicated to rewilding the Scottish Highlands. So far they have established 44 tree planting sites and planted nearly two million trees. Trees for Life’s vision is of a revitalised wild forest, providing space for wildlife to flourish and communities to thrive.
Since April 2018 a group of nine individuals from across Scotland who are connected into different forms of activism and social change have been meeting to develop project ideas in response to the frames of Degrowth and Deep Adaptation. By Degrowth we mean a form of society and economy that aims at the well-being of all and sustains the natural […]
The Chapel of St Mary the Virgin has been the presence of the Scottish Episcopal Church in the centre of Ullapool, since 1976. Having recently become an eco-congregation the Church now has a strong programme of activities to engage the congregation with discussions and actions around climate justice.
We are a Glasgow based social enterprise, dedicated to school uniform re-use. We are based at 47 Haggs Road, G41 4AN where we retail pre-worn uniforms.
School uniforms are a costly part of school life, financially and environmentally. We want to find clever ways to reduce these costs, whilst ensuring all kids have access to quality school uniforms.
Deveron Projects is an arts organisation based in Huntly, a market town in the north east of Scotland with a population of 4,500. Working with the idea that the town is the venue, they create socially engaged projects that connect artists, communities and places.
Greener Melrose are an unincorporated, not-for-profit, intentional community whose members are acting individually and collectively to reduce dependence on fossil fuels, lead more sustainable lifestyles and face the challenge of peak oil and climate change.
Transition Stirling is an environmental charity focusing on improving awareness of, and providing a positive local response to, climate change in and around Stirling.
It was formed in October 2009 by a group of volunteers for people who want to work on positive solutions to the problems the Stirling area will face in the future due to rising oil prices and climate change.
Along with sister organisations Stop Climate Chaos Cymru and Stop Climate Chaos Scotland, The Climate Coalition are a group of over 130 organisations — including the National Trust, Women’s Institute, Oxfam, and RSPB — reaching across the UK to show our love for all the things we want to protect from climate change, and to ask politicians to put aside their differences and commit to doing whatever is necessary to protect them.
Sustainability is a key priority for the students, staff and Union at Robert Gordon University. Aberdeen. Here at Go Green, our aim is simple: spread the word about environmental topics and provide the tools, opportunities, trainings and volunteering to empower you to look after our shared planet.
Whether it’s locally sourcing and distributing organic fruit & veg, the Bike Hire and Repair scheme at Bikepad or getting together to swap clothes and pass on household items, the Go Green office is always buzzing with new and bright ideas in the pipeline!
TRJFP intercepts food that would otherwise not make it to plate and serves it as delicious meals. Alongside the positive environmental impacts of reducing edible food waste, the project has clear social benefits through operating a strictly Pay-as-you-feel (PAYF) policy. Transcending monetary transactions, this liberates people to use their skills and attributes as well as money to pay for their meals, & highlights the absurdity that the produce used has been stripped of its monetary value but retains its nutritional value. TRJFP encourages a reflection on how we value food as a resource.
Radial is a collective of creative thinkers from the university community across Glasgow. We are all connected through a shared need and desire to live sustainably. We believe that climate change is a cultural issue connected to inherent values we all hold. Therefore we can find commonality and connection to tackle these issues together transforming current habits into meaningful habits that will build a sustainable future.
Topics: Environment & Energy
We are the world’s future leaders, entrepreneurs, farmers and consumers. The Slow Food Youth Network (SFYN) was founded to make youth familiar with Slow Food’s philosophy that says that all food should be Good, Clean and Fair.
By learning more about our local food systems in a fun and social way, we hope to bring people together to help create change within the global food system.
Nourish Scotland is reconnecting producers, growers, retailers, consumers and all who care for local, sustainable food in Scotland.
It is working to create a stronger food culture to make healthy, local, seasonal, and organic food available everywhere in Scotland.
We investigate, expose and confront environmental abuse by governments and corporations around the world. We champion environmentally responsible and socially just solutions, including scientific and technical innovation through public engagement, street campaigning, political lobbying, actions, activities with kids, background research for campaigns, fundraising… and socialising 🙂
The Turing Trust is a sustainable development charity, making people more employable by bringing transformative technologies to those most in need.
Our main activity involves recycling IT in the UK for use in rural African schools. Our schools lack the learning resources we take for granted, limiting their potential. Together we can fight e-waste in the UK and improve education for young learners.
We campaign on a range of environmental issues to persuade politicians and businesses to adopt policies and practices which are more environmentally beneficial, taking account of their environmental impact and understanding how taking care of the environment helps us all. We encourage the public to adopt positive environmental behaviours, and collaborate with other green groups for greater impact
We are a partnership of arts organisations helping to shape a sustainable Scotland. Our mission is to:
• Engage the cultural sector in actively promoting environmental sustainability and addressing climate change
• Help the sector take a lead in shaping an environmentally sustainable Scotland
• Help the sector run itself as environmentally sustainably as possible
The Shared Planet Society is a group of students who are passionate about issues surrounding the environment and social justice. We run a daily vegan cafe, a food cooperative and weekly vegbag scheme, as well as running campaigns on issues we care about.
We believe that everyone should have access to a healthy environment and a fair share of the Earth’s resources. We help people take action here in Scotland to make a difference on global environmental issues. We campaign for a cleaner, greener, Scotland, and a fairer economic system.
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