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Green Tease: RECYCLE

Green Tease: RECYCLE

Image shows a dark pool of oil. Text reads: RECYCLE World Environment Day Climate Action Event. Julia Barton - Lead Artist. June 5th 4-6pm Eden Court Chapel, Inverness.

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This in-person event will explore the issue of plastic pollution and look at local actions that can be taken to reduce plastic waste. It is being organised in connection with the exhibition LOST at Eden Court.

Artist Julia Barton will lead a tour around the LOST exhibition and demonstrate the Ocean Plastic Skipping Ropes she and the event collaborators are making. Julien Moreau from Plastic@Bay, Durness, will share their idea for decentralised community recycling in the Highlands. Andy MacVicar from GreenHive, Nairn, will explain the recyclability of different types of plastics.

Together, we will make a map of where each single use plastic item is likely to end up in the world for recycling, incineration or burial. Participants will be able to suggest any products we need in the Highlands that could be made out of recycled plastic.


This event will be sign-language interpreted. The entrance is accessible by wheelchair, with eight disabled parking bays and a number of wheelchairs available for customer use. Assistance dogs are welcome. Audio receivers are available. If you have any other accessibility requirements, please get in touch with lewis.coenen-rowe@creativecarbonscotland.com.

About the LOST exhibition at Eden Court

Eden Court is collaborating with artist Julia Barton, continuing the COP26 #ClimateCrisis story by showing LOST, an immersive climate action exhibition at Eden Court, May 15 – June 12 2022.

The exhibition will feature a collection of 18 #LitterCUBES. Julia and project volunteers collected thousands of pieces of beach litter plastic, which they stitched and wove together to make each cube during five public events held in coastal communities around Scotland. A film projection will play throughout illustrating the dripping-away of 100 litres of oil, visually representing the lost energy embodied in the #LitterCUBES.

Julia aims to show how plastic pollution directly contributes to our climate crisis. Her work highlights the lost energy that plastic marine litter represents in terms of litres of oil, making the often un-seen or misunderstood links to fossil fuels.

About Green Tease

grey oblique lines growing darker, then a green line with an arrow pointing right and overlaid text reading 'culture SHIFT'The Green Tease events series and network is a project organised by Creative Carbon Scotland, bringing together people from arts and environmental backgrounds to discuss, share expertise, and collaborate. Green Tease forms part of our culture/SHIFT programme. 


June 5
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Creative Carbon Scotland
Julia Barton
Eden Court


Eden Court Theatre
Bishops Rd
Inverness, IV3 5SA
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