Green Living Project

The  Green Living Project is a programme of activities to reduce carbon emission in our communities and help us have warmer homes. The project started in 2014 and will include:

  • Energy saving and renewable information training and session.
  • Reduce car use through encourage car sharing and more fuel efficient driving
  • Encourage more local food production
  • Reduce waste produced in our communities and encourage recycling

Activities have included: Energy Saving – Bill Buster Sessions, Renewables Training, Real Living Event  and Fuel Efficient Driver Training Sessions.

See our Green Living Info themes for useful information, money saving advice and support to help you live a greener lifestyle.
Energy and Renewables
Food and Growing
Recycle and Reuse
Travel and Transport

If you want to be kept informed of future events and activities that are part of the Green Living project please join as a member or sign up for the newsletter and e-bulletins.

Soirbheas along with partners Home Energy Scotland, Abriachan Trust the Glen Urquhart Childcare Centre hosted a Green Living Day in September 2018 in the village hall in Drumnadrochit. The aim was to help attendees save money, have a warmer home and be healthier.

Abriachan Forest Trust
Dr Bike – Velocity Cafe
Community Engagement – The Puppet Show
Electric Bike







The information below provide some further advice and links to the support available.

Home Energy Scotland and Resource Efficient Scotland  provided information and impartial advice on energy saving, renewable energy, sustainable transport, waste prevention and more for your home and business.

FuelGood is a driver training scheme established to help people save on fuel costs and reduce carbon emissions.


A ‘Dr Bike session’  is like taking your bike to see its GP!!   See Velocity Cafe website about booking workshop space to fix your bike; book a repair/service in the repair shop and find about about their social cycles and projects.
Monster Bikes also supported the event and are one of a number of local the cycle businesses in Inverness, with a range of cycles from road bikes to electric bikes for service and sale. Check their Facebook page

Health Walks
Getting out into the fresh air is good for the mind and the body.  During Covid-19 lockdown we have been socially distancing, and hope to resume walks and activities with the Health Walk Group in Drumnadrochit and Abriachan Forest as soon as it is safe to do so.