Scotland's Forth Valley has a wealth of environmental organisations and community groups tackling climate change. Find out who's who and join the climate change movement.
Forth Environment Link (FEL) is a Scottish environmental charity, based in the Forth Valley, leading the way on connecting people and place on actions which make a positive response to the Climate Emergency. We support more day to day journeys on foot or by bike; we encourage more local food to be grown and eaten in our communities; and we help increase the lifespan of our everyday items.
Transition Stirling is an environmental charity which aims to provide a positive response to, and secure, our community’s future from the effects of climate change through advancing citizenship, raising awareness and encouraging action. Currently we running a tool library and repair service as well as workshops and classes.
Recyke-a-bike is a Fallin Community Enterprises initiative. Our aims are to help people, our local community and environment by supporting people into employment, education, training and volunteering; helping more people to choose cycling for low carbon transport, better health and wellbeing, and of course for fun; stopping bikes ending up in landfill.
Friends of the Earth Stirling are a local volunteer group for Scotland’s leading environmental campaigning charity. We campaign on international (e.g. climate change), national (RBS & tar sands), and local issues like waste reduction.
Extinction Rebellion is an international apolitical network using non-violent direct action to persuade governments to act on the Climate and Ecological Emergency. This local Extinction Rebellion group for Stirling is one of several local groups in Scotland and is part of the Extinction Rebellion global climate justice movement.
We are a small team of local people, and our aim is to use energy as a catalyst for improving social cohesion ,and through engagement events, collaborate with residents to find ways to use energy more efficiently, reduce carbon outputs and save costs to families and household. We are working with the community to look at new ways to support individuals and families, so that our approach to energy saving goes well beyond individuals switching off devices.
One Planet Forth Valley is a project run by the Central Scotland Regional Equality Council (CSREC) and funded by the Scottish Government’s Climate Challenge Fund. We work with households from minority ethnic and LGBTI communities living in the Forth Valley area to support and advise, build capacity and resilience around climate change through multi-layered interventions, and make necessary behaviour changes to reduce their CO2e emissions.
Zero Waste Scotland exists to lead Scotland to use products and resources responsibly, focusing on where we can have the greatest impact on climate change. Using evidence and insight, our goal is to inform policy, and motivate individuals and businesses to embrace the environmental, economic, and social benefits of a circular economy. We are a not-for-profit environmental organisation, funded by the Scottish Government and European Regional Development Fund.
We are the charity that campaigns, acts and educates on a range of local, national and global issues to change behaviour and improve the quality of people’s lives and the places they care for. We are leading the way on improving Scotland’s environment, tackling a wide range of environmental issues, from reducing the amount of litter on our streets to cutting the carbon emissions that threaten our planet.