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 had to be sent to landfill

1

Number of swap session that we have held at Edinburgh College Granton Campus

1 kG

Total weight of clothing redistributed at the Big Swap evente

1

Number of volunteers at the Big Swap in January.

PLUS........

UPCYCLING WORKSHOP

with children from Score Scotland in Wester Hailes

bike repairing session

On 22/11-14 bikes checked, 20 bicycle lights and 35 reflective bracelets given away by Police Scotland,

community cycling

Cycling tour to Granton hub on 25/11- 5 participants

planned

bike repairing session on 28/02 with Dr. Bike and Police Scotland

planned

Big Eco Fayre on 09/03-6 crafters doing up-cycled projects and 5 organisations are going to attend, we have not started promoting it and booking yet

planned

Last cycling tour with Sustrans on a cycling path- end of March, to be confirmed.