Growing a Greener Glasgow


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.

Govanhill Gazette available to download

Residents, community groups and elected members comment on the Govanhill Gazette, a one off newspaper with a focus on rubbish collection and fly-tipping in a particular area in Govanhill.

Calls for unity in Govanill over ‘rubbish rage’

After building a community garden, down a lane behind tenements in Govanhill and experiencing the mess, we decided to investigate. Our eight page newspaper, the Govanhill Gazette, documents residents’ experience of rubbish collections and fly-tipping around that block and highlights the agencies you can go to for support. The paper is available at our office or other community orientated outlets in Govanhill.

Save money with an energy audit

To book your audit, call 0141 636 3959, email or drop in to our shop on Butterbiggins Road. We will be surprised if we can’t save you money immediately.

Outdoor gardening sessions have started

Building a tool store, weeding growing beds, turning compost, clearing ground and drinking lots of tea and coffee. The outdoor sessions have started.

Getting the Nan McKay Hall composting

Composting facilities installed for well-used community centre in Pollokshields.