Glasgow Eco Trust facilitates and empowers local people to come together to make improvements to their local community for the benefit of all.
Glasgow Eco Trust is a local environmental charity and social enterprise based in west Glasgow that coordinates and delivers a range of environmental activities and services.
Glasgow Eco Trust makes a difference by facilitating and empowering local people in many different ways to be more eco-friendly including:
• to donate unwanted bikes and access affordable reused bikes;
• to walk and cycle more;
• to maintain and improve community spaces and community gardens;
• to come together to take action;
• to help people and communities to thrive;
• to use and develop their skills through volunteering and
• to improve their resilience and physical and mental health and wellbeing.
OUR VISION AND MISSION
Our Vision is of vibrant, thriving and resilient communities where people are inspired and empowered to get active, get involved and make a difference for their communities, future generations and the planet.
Our Mission is to protect and enhance the local environment and to increase the wellbeing and resilience of local people and communities.
Our services include:
• De’ils On Wheels community bike workshop is Revolve-accredited and sells re-used bikes and parts, offers a repair service and has a range of up-cycled gifts.
• Active Travel and a range of cycling outreach activities.
• Developing and improving community gardens and green spaces.
• Information and advocacy for engaging in community activities - sign up here for our monthly eNewsletter https://www.glasgowecotrust.org.uk/glasgow-eco-trust-gazette
• Pedal-powered electricity generators able to power a range of appliances, including a blender (smoothie bike), available for hire for school, community and corporate events.
• Volunteering and training programme to invest in the community’s biggest asset - its people.
If you are interested in any of these services, then Glasgow Eco Trust would love to hear from you.