Eco Savvy events and ARG news

Eco Savvy Events in September and an update on the ARG recovery draft plan On Tuesday 8th September from 6 – 8 pm there is a Black Lives & Climate Justice Workshop – The Scottish Communities Climate Action Network (SCCAN) are holding this interactive workshop and therefore we will be taking a break from our …

Eco learning with Eco Savvy

Eco Savvy are in the process of expanding access to eco learning by developing short modules and worksheets http://arranecosavvy.org.uk/eco-learning/  for children and young people to do at home. The aim is to provide a tool for learning about issues that affect the environment and to help start conversations on a range of topics around climate …

Saving Water on Arran

Stay on Arran? – don’t miss out on your FREE water saving device pack this summer! Scottish Water have teamed up with Home Energy Scotland and Arran Eco Savvy to deliver free water saving devices and issue free water saving advice to Arran residents this summer. The campaign was launched at the start of last …

Water Savvy Arran

Posted by Eco Savvy on 25th June Yesterday the Savvy Film Club successfully screened the mini-documentary ‘Explained: World’s Water Crisis’ This 18min documentary from Netflix has been shared to Youtube to allow the public to access educational resources during the pandemic. The film posed the question, how do we price our most valuable resource, while …

A Food Revolution Starts with Seed

The following article (below) was linked on the Eco Savvy Food Forum Facebook page a wonderful resource with lots of information and ideas for sustainable food, growing and eating practices. As part of Eco Savvy’s Sustainable Food Programme, Jess is looking to put together an inventory of seeds that people have had success growing and …

Eco Savvy’s Growing on Arran podcast

Eco Savvy have recorded their first podcast answering the questions residents had about growing on Arran! Jess at Eco Savvy writes, “Since the lockdown began we have been running a series on growing your own food on Arran and sharing content about how to get started in the garden. We also asked whether people in …

Arran Energy Challenge Year Two Round Up

Sustainable Island Life 2019/2020 2019/2020 has marked a significant year for Arran residents’ improving their home energy efficiency. This roundup will outline the successes of the past year and how they contributed towards reducing the carbon emissions from domestic properties on the island. This is the main aim of the energy strand, which is funded …

The Eco Savvy Earth Day Challenge

Join Eco Savvy’s 30 Day Earth Challenge! April 22nd was EARTH DAY and to mark it Eco Savvy have put together a 30 day challenge  On April 22, 1970, thousands of people gathered to raise awareness and demonstrate support for environmental protection. And the movement has continued since then. To mark this important day Eco …