Greener Duns

We are a collection of like minded individuals aiming to drive action that improves our shared environment in Duns and district.  

We want to inspire enduring change to the way we live, our environmental impact and the way we engage with and manage our town and surrounding areas.

As an apolitical organisation, our aim is to generate interest in sustainable action, to create momentum, and to inspire more people from all backgrounds to take actions that improves the natural world in our local area.

 

OUR MISSION STATEMENT

  • To halt and reverse environmental degradation and depletion of natural resources, nurture the earth’s ecological and cultural diversity, and help nurture sustainable practices in the Duns and district area.
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Our purposes as defined by our constitution are:

(a) Encourage the development of a more circular economy focusing on reducing, repairing, re-using and recycling resources.

(b)  Improve air quality and reduce carbon emissions associated with transport and travel, including encouraging more active travel.

(c)  Support efforts to improve biodiversity, to protect nature and expand accessible green spaces.

(d)  Support development of more sustainable food systems.

(e)     Help and collaborate with others to develop more sustainable energy use in buildings.

(f)  Educate and influence the community in sustainable activities.

 

Find out more about Greener Duns and how you can get involved by visiting their website https://greenerduns.org/greener-duns-home-page/