Greener Kirkcaldy is a community-led charity and development trust working locally to combat the climate emergency, tackle fuel poverty and food insecurity, and bring people together for a more sustainable Kirkcaldy. We deliver a range of projects, events and skills training to meet the needs and goals of local people – working towards a future where everyone can live better and tread more lightly on our planet.
Based in the heart of Kirkcaldy – with a community building, bike shop and garden – we carry out activities across Kirkcaldy and work with partners to deliver projects across Fife.
Fife Council declared a Climate Emergency in September 2019 and is not alone. They are delivering a Climate Fife Action Plan through all of their work. It’s a flexible document that sets out how they will work with partners, such as those involved in the Climate Action Fife project and communities over the next 10 years to become:
Throughout their courses of study, extra circular activities and infrastructure, Fife College are making massive moves to help fight against the Climate Emergency. Including getting involved as a Climate Action Fife partner.
Fife college already takes part in green month, influencing up-cycling of old items into new ones. They also work towards influencing students and staff to cycle to work/college to reduce carbon emissions. Their hairdressing salons are eco-friendly; they use as little chemicals as possible when doing treatments on clients and they have also planted over 400 trees at the Dunfermline and Glenrothes Campuses.