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Green Team becomes Volunteer Charter Champion

We're a Volunteer Charter Champion! At The Green Team we place considerable value on our volunteers and recognise the enormous contribution they make to the success of our organisation and to the lives of the young people involved in our programmes. That is why in October this year we

2023-12-07T16:34:46+00:00November 1st, 2023|

Green Team Supports World Clean Up Day

World Clean Up Day with Decathlon We were delighted to be asked to support Decathlon's litter pick event for World Clean Up Day on the 17th September this year at Sighthill Park. We provided a small support team consisting of members of our youth panel and staff along with

2023-12-07T16:01:33+00:00October 1st, 2023|

Green Team at Volunteer Fair 2023

Carbon Conscious Always conscious of our carbon footprint, we arrived at the Volunteer Fair on 13th September on our cargo bike with all the things for our stall on board - including Margon's collection of crocheted animals and some windfall apples! Volunteer with us We spoke to lots of

2023-09-14T10:50:04+01:00September 14th, 2023|

New electric minibus is on it’s way!

Carbon Conscious At the Green Team we are always very conscious of our impact on the planet, and we are proud of the positive change our projects make – whether that is tree-planting to reduce carbon in the atmosphere, removing non-native invasive species to enhance biodiversity or other tasks.

2023-08-24T19:14:54+01:00August 22nd, 2023|

Meet Evelyn: our volunteer videographer

Evelyn Dom: our volunteer videographer We caught up with Evelyn whilst out on an adventure with The Green Team. Find out a bit more about Evelyn, her love of nature and being a videographer. What’s your name and what do you do when you’re not volunteering with The Green

2022-11-24T15:02:34+00:00November 22nd, 2022|

Thrive Programme wins Nature of Scotland Health and Wellbeing Award

The Thrive Team receiving their Nature of Scotland Health & Wellbeing Award Photo Credit: Mike Wilkinson, RSPB The Green Team's Thrive Programme won the Health and Wellbeing Award at RSPB Scotland’s Nature of Scotland Awards 2022 announced at a glittering event on 17th November at the Edinburgh International Conference

2022-11-24T10:40:51+00:00November 18th, 2022|

Meet some of our volunteer leaders

Harris, Rory and Shona with our young explorers at Cramond Beach Every year The Green Team runs a variety of activities during the summer holidays. These activities range from outdoor holiday clubs for 8- 12year olds, young carers summer projects and this year we ran a residential to the

2022-09-20T13:01:01+01:00August 20th, 2022|

Environmental Education Training with The Green Team

11th June: Environmental Education Methodologies & Activities Training We are delighted to announce the first in a series of regular environmental and outdoor learning training opportunities with The Green Team. These sessions will be ideally suited to nursery, primary and secondary school teachers as well as youth workers

2022-05-30T10:26:26+01:00May 30th, 2022|
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