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Campaigning for Change with Less Waste Laura

Campaigning for Change with Less Waste Laura

The Highlands and Islands Climate Hub is organising a free online event at 7pm on 16 April entitled “Campaigning for Change with Less Waste Laura” to ban the use of disposable vapes. Join award-winning climate activist Laura Young in her inspiring talk on campaigning...

Marine litter sampling and analysis on Skye

This short film, "50 years of litter on Skye" by Loughborough, produced by Loughborough University hopes to highlight the issue of coastal pollution on the Isle of Skye and the efforts of researchers and environmentalists who are fighting to keep the beaches clean....

Welcome to Bag the Bruck 2024!  

This year's Bag the Bruck campaign, helping to rid Orkney's beaches, shores and verges of harmful and unsightly litter, will take place from Monday 1 April to Tuesday 30 April inclusive. Greener Orkney is greatly appreciative of your assistance with this year's...

Greener Orkney attends Co-op community event

Greener Orkney was invited to an event at the Stromness Co-op on 18th November.  Also present were the charities currently benefiting from Co-op funding as well as other groups that have been involved with the Co-op Community Partnership over the last year. Greener...

AGM Presentation

At the AGM on 7th October, Jessica Mather, Marine Litter Development Officer - Northern Isles for SIF, gave a talk on the importance of recording the type as well as the amount of beach litter gathered on our beach cleans. You can download the presentation here.

Closeout of slow cooker project

Greener Orkney's Slow Cooker Project is now formally closed.  Between November 2022 and March 2023, we distributed more than 300 slow cookers (including 56 to the isles) and 140 recipe books. This was made possible by an £8,000 grant from the Community Led Local...