At The Forefront of Thrift Fashion

The Fashion Scene of St Andrews and Interview with Emma Walsh, Sustainable Style St Andrews In February, St Andrews, the little town by the sea, turns in to a fashion hotspot on a global scale. Whether you are a student or briefly visiting, you can indulge in any of four fashion shows – Charity Fashion Show (FS), Dont Walk, Catwalk and VS 2020 Urban – as well as a number of smaller eventsRead More…

Leaving Town? Arrange a free collection of unwanted goods with StAndEN

Students living in private, rented accommodation can now book a collection of their unwanted household goods by the St Andrews Environment Network. Working in partnership with Transition UStA on St And Re-use, items collected will be re-used by incoming students or by local good causes. Collections start on the 1 May to the end of June. Please fill in the form below at least 1 week before you requRead More…

Refreshers Week with Transition

Happy New Year 2017, and welcome back to St Andrews! Refreshers Week is just around the corner, and Transition has quite a number of events lined up. There’s something for everyone, and a comprehensive list can be found below. Like to get down and dirty, grubby and muddy? Come to one of our garden sessions. Need some household items FREE of charge? Come to the St And Re-Use Giveaway. Feeling Read More…

Transition’s Freshers’ Week Plans

Orientation Week is fast approaching, and we at Transition have a fantastic range of events planned. All our events are open to students (new and returning) as well as staff and local community members. Please use the Facebook event links to share events with your friends, and come along and introduce yourself on the day. We look forward to meeting you! MONDAY 8th SEPTEMBER The Big Green Fair
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StandRe-Use 2014: We’re gonna need a bigger van

StAnd Re-Use 2014 started about 3 months ago when I first met with University waste guru Barbara to discuss how to make this year’s collection the biggest ever. ‘I want to mark out sections on the floor, have an army of volunteers, massive pop-ups, multiple collection points, we’re going to collect more than ever before’ I enthusiastically told her. ‘Go for it’ was her supportive response. Read More…

Green Week is Here….

An action packed week of all types of activities: films, debate and discussion, tree planting, craft making, competition, good food – all aimed at inspiring and celebrating sustainable living in St Andrews. Find out more at http://standrewsgreenweek.com/whatson/ and follow us on facebook at https://www.facebook.com/StAndrewsGreenWeek Friday 7th March 2014 Second hand Bike Sale Local charity Read More…

Tales from a Calamitous Kitchen: Dealing with a Burnt Pot

We’ve just finished the second StAndReUse Big Giveaway of the Academic Year 13/14. Before Christmas we collected a number of household items from students, these were cleaned, sorted and then lugged up the stairs to the Salad Bowl for redistribution (for free!) during Refreshers Week. We collected over 130kg of reusable items which is pretty good going for a mid-year event. Thanks to everyone who Read More…