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 …

January’s Get Growing workshop

This event was hosted by the Arran Horticultural Society, with Eco Savvy, at the Arran Community Land Initiative. By Jess Wallace, sustainable food coordinator at Eco Savvy On Saturday the 4th of January the Arran Horticultural Society hosted a ‘Get Growing’ workshop organised in conjunction with Eco Savvy at the Arran Community Land Initiative. An …