Driving efficiency Training (free) – Save up to 15% in fuel use

Take part in this free 45min 1to1 driving efficiency training with a driving instructor & learn everything you need to know to SAVE 15% FUEL Save up to 15% in fuel! Limited spaces. Book your slot now Due to anticipated high interest, it is first come first served. We require a £20 refundable deposit […]

Green manures Online workshops. RBGE workshop with ELREC

The Royal Botanical Garden Market Gardener Ben will take you through how you prepare your soil for the next growing season by using green manures over winter. He will discuss what plants are suitable, how they improve your soil, and how to use them. Join Zoom Meeting on Thursday 17 September at 01:30PM Meeting ID: […]

Big Swap Shop Event // Free clothes, utensils, books, etc

Come along to find some great clothes, toys, books, DVDs, kitchen utensils and other stuff for FREE! PLEASE SHARE This event will enable you to swap clothes and other items and reduce the amount of textile produced and landfilled. Come and help the planet by reducing waste! Everything will be available at NO COST. You […]

After Covid – From Greed to green?

A talk with Environmental Scientist James Curran MBE “Scientists predicted a global pandemic. It appeared on global risk registers. But we weren’t ready.Scientists predict a climate and nature emergency. It appears on risk registers. This time we must prepare.” Join James Curran to reflect how the COVID crisis could be used to create a new […]

Foraging and what to do with your weeds – RBGE Online workshop

21/08/2020 Friday from 13:30-15:00 Join our next Edible Gardening Project at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Online session on Friday 21st August at 1:30pm. The idea of this workshop is to find other uses of the most common weeds we find in the garden. If we spend so much time weeding, then it makes sense […]

Black Lives and Climate Justice: Prof Sir Geoff Palmer 6-8pm Tues 8 Sept

Exploring the intersection between #BlackLivesMatter, #RacialJustice, #JustTransition and#BuildBackBetterScot 6pm Tues 8 Sept online Join Sir Geoff Palmer to reflect on how structural racism impacts not just people of colour but also all of us in a country dominated by a continuing colonialism – benefiting from extraction of resources from the Majority World to maintain our […]

Online 1 to 1 clothing repair support and guidance (free)

Do you have clothes that need repairs but you’re unsure where to start? Join a one to one 30 minutes coaching session with Fahmida who will individually teach you new skills and guide you on what you need to do to get your clothes repaired or mended. You could:– learn how to use a sewing […]

Free Children’s Clothes and Toys

Thanks to a partnership between the Shrub Coop and ELREC we will be able to give away free children’s clothes and toys. If you are interested register by sending an email to Some rules to maintain everyone’s safety:– It is compulsory to wear a face covering.– Only 4 people will be allowed in the […]


You are cordially invited to attend the forthcoming Annual General Meeting of ELREC to be held on Wednesday the 5th August 2020 from 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm on Zoom. I hope you will be able to join us to hear reports of another year of achievement for ELREC. To get the meeting’s link please […]

Make your own falafel: Online sustainable cooking workshop.

Want to learn a new delicious vegan recipe of falafel? Want to learn how to make falafels in a sustainable way, from organic ingredients? Want to learn more about food waste and its impact on the environment? The small changes and tips you can follow to cut food waste at home? Book your space here […]