• Events

    Borders Green Summit – Thursday 14 March

    Scottish Borders Climate Action Network are holding a ‘Green Summit’, on Thu Mar 14 2024 from 10:00 AM onwards. This in-person gathering will take place at The Tweed Horizons Business and Conference Centre. Come along to the Green Summit to : Throughout the day, there will be a diverse range of engaging sessions lined up as well as plenty of time for networking. There will be the opportunity to attend informative workshops, participate in interactive discussions, and gain valuable insights from others. To book your tickets please click here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/green-summit-tickets-825033977837

  • Other

    The Big Plastic Count

    The Big Plastic Count is back from 11-17 March, and we’re really excited to let you know that registration is NOW OPEN! Click “Read More” for the link to register. REGISTER NOW In 2022, a quarter of a million people from households, schools, businesses and communities across the country made The Big Plastic Count the biggest ever investigation into UK household plastic waste. By counting your plastic waste for 1 week, you helped us to reveal a shocking truth: that the UK throws away 2 billion pieces of plastic every week, only 12% of which is recycled.  In 2024, governments will be negotiating a Global Plastics Treaty that could finally phase…

  • Other

    Greener Duns wins Co-op vote

    Local environmental group Greener Duns has been chosen as one of the Co-op’s Community Fund charities, receiving support of just over £2,750. “We are absolutely delighted to have this valuable contribution to our funds, and we thank the Co-op and its members in the community for voting for us,” said Eloner Crawford, Greener Duns Chair. The group’s projects have included Make Do & Mend events, Cooking on a Budget courses, liaising with schools and nurseries on reducing air pollution, identifying greenways for traffic-free walking and cycling, and organising river clean-ups and litter picks. “What we would really like to see in Duns is a Repair Hub, where people could bring…