Granton Goes Greener – update in numbers

GRANTON GOES GREENERTHE PROJECT IN NUMBERSAugust to September 2019 10 kG Total weight of clothes donated to the Swap Shop 1 kG Total weight of clothes that we have reused - that's almost the whole of last year's target in just 3 months! 20 Number of women using our sanitary products 1 kG Total weight of bread saved from landfill and used  0 New volunteers - ...
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Granton Goes Greener – more openings, other projects and sewing help

Swap Shop new opening day Having the Swap Shop open on days during the week (Wednesday: 3-4:30PM, Thursday: 4:30-6PM and Friday: 12-1PM) we will now be opening on every first Sunday of the month, just after the church service. We are hoping to make a stronger bond between the church and community and may have some swap shop users attending coffee at the church or even Sunday service. Help us to spread a word. We will be starting on the first Sunday of August-04/08 and then every first Sun...
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Can you volunteer to help at the Climate Change Festival in Meadows on the 6th July.

The church will be running a 'pop-up Swap Shop' at this event and we are looking for a driver or two to help transport rails and clothes to the event in The Meadows. If you can help out - even just one way - please have a word with Anna, Norman or Chas. more about the Climate Festival Our Climate Challenge Project is taking part in the Climate Change Festival in Meadows in July. Along with many other CCF sponsored and like-minded projects in Edinburgh, we'll be at the event on 6th July from...
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Big Swap Shop Event – this Saturday 25th May – VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

Anna and her team are opening up the Swap Shop this Saturday from 10 - 3 in the West Hall. We're hoping to get lots of folk along who perhaps can't make the weekday sessions. We are still short of a few volunteers to help out so if you can spare even an hour on Saturday please let Anna know. anna@grantongoesgreener.org.uk or telephone 07965941177
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Edinburgh Climate Festival at The Meadows this summer

This summer, Climate Challenge Fund community organizations will host the Edinburgh Climate Festival on Saturday July 6th, 2019 from 12 noon – 9pm in the Meadows. volunteer This is a free, family event that aims to raise climate change awareness and to increase public knowledge on how to live more sustainably and ultimately to inspire and empower the public to take action on the current climate crisis. It is also an entirely plastic free event! The Climate Festival is an incredible platform...
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Granton Goes Greener – update on our eco-project

Bike repairing session and cycling tour. We are on target with our cycling tours and bike repairing sessions. They have always been very successful with Police Scotland giving away free reflective bracelets and key chains to school children and talking about road safety on our last session. One more cycling tour and bike repairing session will be organised in February/March 2019. Keep checking our social media for updates. Clothing Swap Shop and Volunteering We have been receiving huge amou...
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Bikes, clothes, sanitary products and volunteers – the latest from Granton Goes Greener

Bike repairing session and cycling tour. We had a very successful bike repairing session on the 18th October followed by a cycling tour to Cramond on the 21st. 13 bikes in total have been checked and minor repairs conducted. For those of you that have had no chance of joining us on the day, we are arranging another session with Grease Monkey in about 4 weeks’ time as well as another bike ride to Granton hub and Walled Garden. Keep an eye on our social media for further updates. We would als...
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Sunday 21st October-12 PM- guided cycling tour to Cramond village

Sunday 21st October-12 PM- guided cycling tour to Cramond village. Will be leaving the church grounds just after tea and coffee after the Sunday service. Everyone wearing a tracksuit or leggings to the church on the day will be excused and forgiven😉. As it is a family oriented tour, we will be cycling slowly and stopping as needed. Remember to bring some snacks, water and dress appropriately to the weather. Cycling is a good and gentle muscle workout and does not require high l...
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