Granton Goes Greener – update in numbers

GRANTON GOES GREENER THE PROJECT IN NUMBERS April to July 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! 1 kG Total weight of clothes recycled and dropped at council recycling site. 1 kG Total weight of bread saved from landfill and used  between 31/3 and1/7
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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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Family Fun Day with Granton Goes Greener – Saturday 8th June

Our Climate Challenge Project, Granton Goes Greener, is running a Fund Day on 8th June in the Church grounds. We will have our partners PCHP, Granton Gardeners, Communities for Conservation at ELREC and "Be United". We'll be outside if the weather permits - or the main church in case of bad weather. The West Hall will be used for baby and toddler session between 10:30-11:30, then for a yoga class between 12-1PM and finally a dancing workshop between 1:30-2PM Anna, our Community Engagement ...
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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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THIS THURSDAY – Time to have your bike checked for spring-time – Thursday 28th Feb

THURSDAY 28TH FEBRUARY - 4.30pm - 6pm If you want to repair your bicycle or just have it checked, turn up on the day. No booking is required, we will have a specialist from Dr Bike doing a drop in. It will be a great opportunity to have your bike checked out in preparation for the lovely spring days ahead!
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Spring Eco-Fayre – Saturday 9th March in the church

Come along to our family-oriented Eco Fayre on Saturday 9th March from 10am - 1pm at Granton Parish Church. With the FREE ENTRY you will get: crafters selling up-cycled art and craft, jewellery, bags etc environmental and eco-friendly projects doing different workshops information about energy saving, recycling and up-cycling free refreshments
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Granton Goes Greener – February’s update in numbers

GRANTON GOES GREENER THE PROJECT IN NUMBERS 1000 kG Total weight of clothes donated to the Swap Shop during November and Decemember 1 kG Total weight of clothes that we have reused - including 20 kg taken to orphanage in Uganda, 111 kg to Botswana and 59 kg to Gambia 1 kG Total weight of clothes recycled and dropped at council recycling site. 1 kG Total weight of Rescued Bread that we have redistributed 1 kG Of all the bread that we have rescued, only 4kG has ha...
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Granton Goes Greener – in Numbers

GRANTON GOES GREENER THE PROJECT IN NUMBERS 1000 kG Total weight of clothes donated to the Swap Shop during November and Decemember 1 kG Total weight of clothes that we have reused - including 20 kg taken to orphanage in Uganda, 111 kg to Botswana and 59 kg to Gambia 1 kG Total weight of clothes recycled and dropped at council recycling site. 1 kG Total weight of Rescued Bread that we have redistributed 1 kG Of all the bread that we have rescued, only 4kG has ha...
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