Highlands and Islands Climate Festival

Highlands and Islands Climate Festival

The Highlands and Islands Climate Festival is a celebration of Community Climate Action taking place from 1st – 30th September. Its aim is to shine a light on the incredible work communities are doing to tackle the climate emergency.  See their website at...

Volunteers wanted for Community Fridges

Volunteers collect donated food then weigh and record it.  They put it on display then welcome visitors and ensure that everything runs smoothly.  They also keep the fridge premises clean and tidy. At Stromness they also operate the new refillery. Volunteering can be...
Refillery opens 10th May

Refillery opens 10th May

The refillery opens this week at the Greener Orkney Community Fridge at 116, Victoria Street, Stromness. Opening hours are Wednesday-Saturday 12:00-2:00. Please check the new refillery page on this site for further details and updates as new products are...

More Positive Action for a Cleaner Solway

This report describes how a group based around a coastal area addressed some of the issues around marine litter.  A key conclusion was that all of the project activities added value to the region as a visitor destination and had a positive contribution to the economy....
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...