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 …

Draught proof your home with secondary glazing

Glaze & Save are magnetic secondary glazing and draught proofing specialists – “Our award-winning flagship bespoke magnetic secondary glazing InvisiTherm® is an innovative polycarbonate secondary glazing that turns single glazing into double glazing, eliminating the need to replace windows.” On 15th November, Dr Tanya Ewing, inventor and businesswoman, came to talk about her company’s secondary …

Milestones for Sustainable Island Life

Milestones for Sustainable Island Life Arran residents have supported Eco Savvy’s Sustainable Island Life Project with some exciting milestones being reached! Travel & Transport Eco Savvy currently has 10 ebikes in use with Arran organisations for their Arran Eco Ebike Challenge – a scheme where Arran businesses can borrow ebikes for their staff to use …

Eco Savvy events in November

Eco Savvy events in November Sustainable Arran Sustainable Arran Idea Generator, Ormidale Pavilion, 11th November 5pm What if we were isolated from the mainland? How could we cope with an extreme weather event? Or an influx of extra terrestrial tourists? … with 10 million pounds to spend…. you have a role to play, what would …

The Big Climate Conversation

By Ruth McLaren, project coordinator at Eco Savvy, with some additional notes from one of the participants Elsa Rodeck. For Ruth’s full report go to the full write up. On Thursday 19th September Eco Savvy held a Big Climate Conversation in Brodick. This event was held on behalf of the Scottish Government in order to …