Have a Sustainable Merry Christmas! Choosing The Tree

Christmas trees, along with the presents nestled beneath them, and the decorations around the home, are all a part of creating the festive spirit of the season.  But having high spirits doesn’t have to mean a high carbon footprint.  This is the first of a series of posts about how …

Edinburgh Community Food Newsletter … and new meals!

ECF is the organisation that provides the fresh fruit and veg stall in the hospitals.  See ECF Newsletter for their Christmas news.  Their Take and Make meal kits have been really successful – over 5000 sold to date, and a lot of them to CRF staff!  They have launched two new meals – a korma and a vegetarian shepherd’s pie with sweet potato mash.  Why not try them out and let us know?

Organised bike rides in and around Edinburgh

Cycling Edinburgh has a website with information on organised bike rides in or near Edinburgh.  They are run by local cycling clubs, groups and individuals, and are mostly free and open to all.  See http://www.cycling-edinburgh.org.uk/ for more information.  Their upcoming rides are: Sunday 24 November – EasyCycle Half-Day Ride:   12-15 …

Too Good To Go – join the fight against food waste!

Has anyone tried out the Too Good To Go app?  https://mailings.ed.ac.uk/2YP3-YL1V-4NV8O7-L3LA4-1/c.aspx Wasted food is responsible for 8% of the global greenhouse gas emissions – it’s not just the food itself that goes to waste, it’s all the resources that went into making it, from water to land and labour.  Incredibly, …