Foraging by Sarah Cameron, OPFV Volunteer The sun beats on my back and the smell of coconut fills the air. I’m picking gorse in a field near my house, plucking…

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Saving energy is crucial to help mitigate climate change, but what is it and why is it so important? Where does our energy come from? Energy fuels everything in our…

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Want to use your skills to help others? Become a volunteer! The Forth Valley has an amazing amount of eco-volunteering opportunities, from film editor and workshop leader, to online cooking…

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Shop Ethically

Shopping ethically is important for living sustainably! Why shop ethically? It is the first step to becoming more sustainable. Buying ethically means, being aware of what you buy, reducing your…

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Plastic is a dirty word these days, but what is it and why is it so bad? So what’s wrong with plastic? Well, plastic is just a form of fossil…

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