Tag: Eco Savvy

Arran duo pick up climate hero awards
Arran duo pick up climate hero awards

Gerard Tattersfield and Gregor McKelvie both won Climate Hero awards for their outstanding voluntary support of the Sustainable Island Life Project at the Scottish Government Climate Challenge Fund annual gathering.

An exciting exploration of the future of travel

A major travel and transport event held last week in Brodick provided an exciting exploration of the future where it is hoped low carbon and active travel is the norm not the exception, for everyone on Arran.

Eco Savvy’s food share reaches four tonne milestone

Eco Savvy is a food share partner with the Co-op, and the partnership sees a dedicated network of over 20 volunteers collect the short-life ‘orange label’ food from the Co-op at the end of the day and take it to one of the four food share locations for locals to collect.

Eco Savvy’s day at the dump

The tour of the facilities provided attendees with an insight into how waste is dealt with on Arran – and further afield – with particular relevance on recycling and reuse, one of the core tenets of Eco Savvy.

Fighting damp in homes

Eco Savvy held an information event last week to advise people how to deal with condensation, damp or mould in their homes.

Pedal power to the fore at eBike open day

The open day celebrated the purchase of a fleet of six eBikes which will be used to demonstrate alternative, less polluting travel options for Arran residents as part of an eBike scheme funded by Transport Scotland’s Energy Saving Trust eBike Fund.