Pass it on Week

National Pass it on Week is here! This year our events are running from 5-13 March 2016. It’s Scotland’s annual week to encourage keeping things in use for as long as possible by passing on, swapping, sharing or donating things you no longer use, pass it on can also involve skills and information sharing.  We have a number of events going on on the Island, the list is not extensive but includes:

5th March   Launch of National Pass it on week at Re-style shop with many items at £10

7th March    Lauch of all school events

8th March    Seed Swopping Bute Produce 2-4pm

9th March    Bike Maintenance at the Bike Shed all day

10th March  Energy Awareness and Advocacy Evening Bute Advise 5-7

11th March  Kilo Day at Re-style Shop (items are priced by £1 per  kilo)

12th March  Picture and Painting Day in the Re-style shop

Also taking part are:

Apple Tree Nursery – 10th March  Toy Swopping

North Bute Primary – Swopping items all week

St Andrews primary – Swopping items all week

Rothesay Primary – Swopping sports equipment/clothing all week

Rothesay Joint Campus – Involved in swopping items, and during lessons in school re emphasising about Pass it on and recycling of items

Rothesay Play Group – Swopping items all week

Awareness raising for all charity shops on the island, encouraging more of us to think about donating and passing on rather than throwing away.

Events happening in Vital spark shop at East Princes Street and also Calco Moon, and many other organisations and shops locally.

Achievement Bute are holding an upcycling  day during the school holidays on 13th April, please get in touch if interested.

If you would like to attend one of the events please just turn up on the day or for more information about the national campaign its http://www.recycleforscotland.com/re-use/passing-it

Author: carolinespeirs

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