Bumblebags

Bumblebags

Green Hive Starter kit

Happy Earth Day!As a local charity focusing on the community and enviroment, we want to do our bit to help you connect to people safely and enjoy fun activities with an enviromental focus.Thanks to the flexible support provided by the National Lottery Community Fund we are pleased to be able to show you all what we have been working on: Introducing the Green Hive Starter Kit Earth day is the perfect day to make a choice to live more sustainably – join us to make 2020 the year for championing creativity and positivity in the face of adversity.Whether you are a…

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200 bags and counting!

Think Green. Think saving the environment. Think Hive. Think of busy bees. Put them together and you get Green Hive. Put a group of busy bees together on a Saturday morning at the Green Hive hub at the Links Studios on Grant Street and soon you will have a Bumblebag.  A small group of volunteers meet once a month to sew Bumblebags which are environmentally friendly in addition to being attractive and each one unique. The fruits of the labours can be seen in the window of Clarks of Nairn furniture shop or on display in Nairn Library several times…

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A new year, a new hobby

Bumblebags! Our first sewing group meet up will be Saturday 12th January at 11am. If you want to learn to sew or practise your existing skills come and join our other sewers and make some lovely Bumblebags out of old and unwanted fabrics. Meet at the Green Hive Hub, Old Links School, Grant Street, Fishertown from 11 am.

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Bumble Bags – cutting plastic waste

The plastic bags that seem to drift everywhere – and which we kept finding on the Beach clean – have got us thinking. We’ve heard of local community schemes where people get together to make bags from cast off and surplus material (cotton, linen etc) and then distribute them around their community. People are encouraged to use them as an alternative to the plastic bags we hate when they end up clogging our drains and waterways, wrapped around our wildlife – or indeed littering our beach and riverside. So, we’ve been given two fabulous sewing machines and have begun to…