Transition Edinburgh Pentlands – Local Pentlands volunteers working to develop a more sustainable lifestyle
Changeworks – “exists to improve quality of life and to protect the environment. We work with passion, integrity and in collaboration to develop and deliver innovative projects and businesses in energy, waste prevention and transport that inspire and empower people and communities to make a difference.”
Edinburgh Community Energy Co-operative – “set up to give Edinburgh residents a vehicle to promote and develop renewable energy in the city”
Edinburgh Climate Network – “designed primarily to help Christians in Edinburgh lead the way towards the low carbon lifestyle which we will all sooner or later have to adopt”
Friends of the Earth Edinburgh – a local group that campaigns on environmental issues affecting Edinburgh, Scotland’s capital city. In broad terms, we have two main objectives:
- to support our national organisation, Friends of the Earth Scotland, in its promotion of sustainable development and environmental justice;
- to promote environmental protection and enhancement in Edinburgh and the surrounding area.
Greener Leith – a non-profit group run by volunteers. We need your support! The more members we have the greener Leith will get.
SCOT (Sustainable Consumption Opportunities Today) – “This website’s goal is to promote and facilitate sustainable consumption in Scotland. Sustainable consumption is not necessarily less consumption, it can be smarter consumption which puts less stress on the environment without a negative impact on standards of living.”
Transition Culture – “How might our response to peak oil and climate change look more like a party than a protest march? This site explores the emerging transition model in its many manifestations”. Includes Kinsale Energy Descent Action Plan.
Transition Towns – “This website is a WIKI for use by all the communities that have adopted the Transition Model for responding to the twin challenges of Peak Oil and Climate Change.”
Reduce, Reuse etc.
Changeworks’ Edinburgh Charity Map – find out where the Charity Shops are.
Too Good To Waste -The A – Z guide of practical ways to reduce, reuse and recycle in Edinburgh, the Lothians and the Scottish Borders
Edinburgh.Gumtree – Sell or Buy stuff, locally.
Edinburgh Freegle – offer, or ask for, free stuff.