Planet ~ SDG 6 and 12-15
2 06 2021 SI Dunfermline Litter Pick
This Litter Pick included removing 4 shopping trolleys from Lyne Burn!!
SDG’s addressed 14 Life Below Water and 15 Life on Land.
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2 04 2021 SI Dunfermline Plastic Free Pledge
Did you know that Dunfermline has achieved ‘Plastic- Free’ Status?
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SDG’s addressed 14 and 15 as plastic pollution affects seas, oceans and land.
Fairtrade Fortnight 22 02 2021 – 7 03 2021
This year the focus was on the Climate Emergency. The aim was to take action to address SDG 13.
Wake Up and Taste the Coffee Event 27 02 2021
SI Hamilton member Morag, having received her free coffee sample from the Sholi Fairtrade Coffee Cooperative, Rwanda, attended. A coffee coaster was also included with the coffee sample. The high quality coffee sample provided was specially ground for SFTF by Glesga Roasters.
Where can I buy Sholi coffee you may ask?
Find out more about the Rwanda Coffee Project here.
26 03 2021 SI Edinburgh Fruit Trees Project
Fruit trees planted in the grounds of Castle View Primary School thanks to donation from SI Edinburgh.
SDG addressed 15 Life on Land
Well done SI Edinburgh!
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9 02 2021 Help Protect Scotland’s Giant Redwoods
Region Project to celebrate SI Centenary
SDG ~ 13 Climate Action; SDG 15 ~ Life on Land.
Benmore Botanic Garden is 7 miles north of Dunoon on the Cowal Peninsula, in the south of Argyll and Bute, Scotland. Dunoon is the main town on the Cowal Peninsula.
Planted in 1863, the Giant Redwoods at Benmore Botanic Garden in Scotland are some of Europe’s oldest and tallest Sequoiadendron giganteum, reaching more than 50m high. They are now facing new risks from climate change, requiring innovative techniques to protect them against water logging and disease.
To make a gift to help safeguard the Giant Redwood Avenue at Benmore Botanic Garden for future generations to enjoy click here .
Continue a 100 year legacy of Saving the Redwoods
When the first Soroptimist Club was founded in Alameda County in 1921, it’s first project was to to “Save the Redwoods” in California. To mark this centenary, you can help to save Scotland’s Giant Redwoods in Benmore Botanic Garden. Planted in 1863, these 158-year-old trees are some of Europe’s oldest and tallest Sequoiadendron giganteum, and require innovative techniques to protect them against the effects of climate change.
The above information kindly prepared by Ruth Strain, Development Manager, Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh
To find out more about RBGE click here.
October 2020 SI Dunfermline members improving their environment!
4 large planters badly needing plants were planted up!
SDG addressed 15 ~ Life on Land