A New Message from Eco Savvy

COAST & Eco Savvy

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Eco Savvy and Arran Community Of Arran Seabed Trust  COAST are joining forces to raise awareness about plastic pollution in our seas and beaches through an Eco-marine Competition and Craft day. Please remember to pick up any beach plastic on the shore and put it in the bin outside Eco Savvy or use the Kildonan beach bin. Eco […]

A New Message from Eco Savvy

Love Food Hate Waste

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Whiting Bay Primary Eco Group were some of the first visitors to Eco Savvy’s event, they are a very well informed group of children and spent the time with Eco discussing the importance of buying only the food you need cooking the right size of portions how to use food which could end up being […]

Creative Upcycling

Creative up-cycling show

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Eco Savvy allocated funds raised from  the community shop  to finance a summer of creative up-cycling workshops for it’s members. The fabrics, materials and some other random unsaleable items were also supplied from our shop.                                               […]

Coastal Erosion Trial

Coastal Erosion Trial

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Eco Savvy is supporting  the Whiting Bay Coastal Erosion prevention  Marram Grass trial. We are asking all residents to join in growing marram grass seeds for a mass planting autumn 2016 This is just a trial, but coast line observations from other villages suggest that marram grass is very effective at strengthening the coast line What […]

Zero Waste Solutions

Zero Waste Solutions

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An Eco Savvy Zero Waste Solution Outdated Technology is very difficult to sell. Solutions need to be found for recycling items like cassette recordings and videos These items cannot be recycled due to a coating on the tape. ECO SAVVY HAS A ZERO WASTE SOLUTION Remove the Video or Cassette from the plastic case This plastic case […]

Woollen Woods

Woollen Woods

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Highlights from Woollen woods video from Voluntary Arts Scotland   Eco Savvy  enjoyed  being one of the many Arran groups participating in and putting an Eco Savvy slant to Woollen Woods Our community shop was a great place to collect unwanted items but very useful for this project. We used old jumpers and felted them in […]

Creative Upcycling

Creative Up-Cycling Workshops 2015

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Save the Date Friday 23rd October @ 7.30pm Whiting Bay village hall An Up-cycled Evening with Eco Savvy Free entry BYOB   Eco Savvy invites you to join in with our FREE  creative upcycling workshops throughout the summer in preparation for our autumn fundraiser.   They are  a lovely way to spend an afternoon and everyone […]

Creative Upcycling

Creative Upcycling Workshop

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Want to know more about upcycling? Want to take part in new upcycling activities? Want to take part in regular creative and collaborative workshops? Come and find out more – Wednesday June 24th  2 – 4pm Lesser Hall, Whiting Bay A chance to join in creative activities and make great plans for a fun filled […]