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What will you make for MAKE SMTHNG Week?

2020-11-24T13:30:25+00:00November 24th, 2020|

Great resources for Make SMTHNG Week Make SMTHNG WEEK is a global event that coincides with Black Friday and the beginning of the Christmas period. The movement encourages people to take time during the week to make something new, fix something broken or upcycle something to give it

Green Team seeks donations for Christmas Online Auction

2020-11-19T12:08:40+00:00November 19th, 2020|

'tis the season of giving 12 Days of Christmas - Green Team Online Auction It's been that kind of a year so this December we are doing something a little different! From the 1st to the 12th of December we will be running an online auction to raise

Supporting families with getting outdoors

2020-10-27T12:28:09+00:00October 27th, 2020|

Natureplay for families and pre-school children We supported many families during the October holidays in a number of different ways. We continued our nature play sessions for a further two weeks, giving parents more time to spend with their children in the outdoors. The nature play sessions have been

4 Eco-friendly activities for a Green Halloween

2020-11-03T11:12:46+00:00October 24th, 2020|

Pumpkin carving Halloween is such a fun time of year, don’t you think? All the costumes, the sweets, the spooky films – there is so much to love! And there are loads of ways to celebrate Halloween without harming our lovely planet. Whether you use materials you already

Supporting Schools with Outdoor Learning

2020-10-01T08:55:18+01:00October 1st, 2020|

Outdoor Learning Challenge 2019 This time last year was the Outdoor Learning Challenge in Holyrood park hosted by City of Edinburgh Council. We worked with around 150 pupils over two days, lighting kelly kettles, toasting marshmallows, drinking hot chocolate and listening to stories in the tipi tent. Unfortunately

The Green Team meets Cabinet Secretary

2020-09-23T14:06:14+01:00September 23rd, 2020|

sharing our volunteering support with Aileen Campbell Today we presented at an online meeting with Aileen Campbell, Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Local Government. The Green Team was one of six organisations presenting, as recipients of funding through the Volunteering Support Fund.  Impact Funding Partners asked us to

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