Aberdeen City

We are pleased to share success stories, learning and reflection from the Climate Challenge Fund through the final reports of projects across Aberdeen.

Eco-refurbishment of Aberdeen’s Sustainable Communities Centre, run by Aberdeen Forward

Grant awarded: £93,105.08

Project dates: 1 May 2014 - 31 March 2016

Aberdeen Forward worked to improve energy efficiency in the Sustainable Communities Centre through installation of energy efficient measures including insulation, lighting, doors and draught proofing. The completed works aimed to provide a model of how to reduce carbon emissions that other organisations can visit and learn from. The building improvements were supplemented by a comprehensive community engagement programme illustrating how small changes can reduce carbon emissions, helping to tackle climate change while also saving money.

View the final report:

Eco-refurbishment of Aberdeen’s Sustainable Communities Centre - CCF Final Report

 

Raising Awareness & Sustainability to Bengali Community In Aberdeen, run by Aberdeen Multicultural Centre

Grant awarded: £46,816

Project dates: 1 April 2015 - 31 March 2016

Aberdeen Multicultural Centre offered help to the Bengali community in Aberdeen City to decrease fuel poverty and carbon emissions by increasing home energy efficiency. The project  also helped the community to grow more fruit and vegetables at home and decrease levels of waste going to landfill. This aimed to result in further reductions in local carbon emissions, helping to combat climate change.

View the final report:

Raising Awareness & Sustainability to Bengali Community in Aberdeen - CCF Final Report

 

The RGU Union Sustainable Consumption Initiative run by The Robert Gordon University Student Association

Grant awarded: £73,464.32

Project dates: 1 April 2015 - 31 March 2016

The RGU Union Sustainable Consumption Initiative was a project run by The Robert Gordon University Student Association in Aberdeen to cut carbon emissions caused by waste and water use and increase environmental awareness throughout the university. The project reduced food waste and recyclables sent to landfill and encouraged a move away from cooled bottled water towards mains water and refillable bottles.

View final report:

RGU Union Sustainable Consumption Initiative - CCF Final Report