LEDs and composting at Streetland
South Seeds had a stall at Streetland and got mobbed by local kids. To show how much energy it takes to power different light bulbs, we rigged a bike up to our light bulb demonstrator. The demonstrator has an LED bulb, a CFL bulb and an incandescent bulb. While all of the kids could get the […]
Time to start composting
We have a film about how to make a composting bin, a fact sheet about how to share composting in a tenement backcourt and a manual showing you how to get started.
Saving energy in a sandstone tenement
One family thought they had done all they could to save energy at home. A South Seeds home energy audit highlighted more that could be done.
New grant and loan help to become more energy efficient
There is a grant available to those properties in council tax band A, B and C to become more energy efficient, and an interest free loan available to all properties to become more energy efficient.
South Seeds is all about sharing
A Radio Scotland programme highlighted South Seeds approach to bringing benefit to the community through sharing.
Dealing with fuel debt
Many people are dealing with fuel debt at this time of year. We have produced a factsheet which outlines a number of practical steps which can be taken to reduce the burden of fuel debt.
Building a community garden with kids
The ECO committee from Annette Street Primary School are helping us build another community garden behind Allison Street.
Housing association staff start composting
South Seeds have installed a composting bin at the offices of Southside Housing Association and the staff are looking forward to getting started.