Growing a Greener Glasgow

Uncategorized

Working in collaboration with local organisations

Simona was referred to South Seeds by Katarina, the community support officer at Govanhill Housing Association. Simona, her partner and their three young children were living in a privately rented flat that was bought by Govanhill Housing Association as part of an area improvement scheme.

Disposing of batteries

Batteries contain toxic chemicals and should not be added to household waste. Many shops and nearly all supermarket have facilities to dispose of spent batteries. If you can’t see the facility in the shop, simply ask a member of staff.

New southside composting facilities

Ever wondered how your potato peelings could help change the world? Wonder no more! You can help create compost by taking them, as well as your other vegetable peelings, tea bags, coffee grounds and even cardboard egg boxes, to South Seeds’ brand new composting hub at Queen’s Drive Lane community garden.

We are recruiting for a handyman

Man or woman, we are looking for someone with the skills to install energy saving measures such as draughtproofing around windows or underfloor insulation. If this could be you, call Lucy on 0141 636 3959 or email her on lucy@southseeds.org by 3rd November.

Renewable Snapshot report published

The Renewable Snapshot report identifies renewable energy technology appropriate for the Southside of Glasgow and where it could be installed on a street by street basis.

Celebrate wildlife at Queen’s Drive Lane, Saturday 18th July

Come along, we would love to show you the garden we have built over the last year and a half. Also it is a great opportunity to meet local residents and find out more about South Seeds.

Introducing composting to sheltered housing

Sheltered housing complexes, where a number of units surround common ground, are ideally suited to composting. We have designed and built bins which are perfect for sharing in these situations.

How to recycle wooden pallets safely

Top tips: if you are an organisation collecting pallets it’s important to register with SEPA and everyone should avoid using pallets which contain harmful chemicals.