Refuse, Reduce and Reuse – the best solutions
Feb19

Refuse, Reduce and Reuse – the best solutions

And then recycle! “On 1st January 2018, China’s implementation of a ban on importing waste cast a spotlight on the ineffectual and hugely problematic system of waste disposal globally. Western countries have for too long been exploiting a system of dumping waste in developing countries, mostly in Asia. Now that these countries are rightly saying no more, we are witnessing an increase in incineration and open burning of waste, as...

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Empowered Communities
Sep18

Empowered Communities

Fyne Futures were invited, as part of Scottish Islands Federation, to attend a learning exchange and conference on the beautiful islands of Orkney.  The visit proved to be inspiring, educational and provided many lessons on what can be achieved when communities are empowered. A packed week of business meetings, community visits and cultural events ensured that the representatives from across the European continent gained fantastic...

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Sandy Ogilvie joins Fyne Futures
Aug02

Sandy Ogilvie joins Fyne Futures

We are really please to welcome Sandy Ogilvie to the team as our new Marketing & Sales Leader.  It’s been a whirlwind start with tour of Recycling, Bute Produce, introduction to Car Bute members all before close of business on Monday.  Tuesday, we had a great day which included filming at ReStyle, thanks to the impromptu ‘extras’ who took part.  The film is to celebrate 100 Revolve accredited reuse stores in...

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Our Community Our Environment Our Actions
Jul04

Our Community Our Environment Our Actions

It is over 12 years since Fyne Futures was constituted, born from Bute Waste Watchers, the enterprise has grown from offering recycling of can to provision of a range of low carbon services and products. Isle of Bute has seen many improvements and advances, and a few challenges, over the last decade which have contributed to reduction of our carbon footprint.  Housing standards have improved, with increased energy efficiency and use...

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Recycling deconstructed!
Apr17

Recycling deconstructed!

Recycling is not hard but it can be confusing – we know this because many of the questions we receive are about what material goes into what bin?  This is especially true for visitors to Bute, who may have a completely different recycling service at home.  There is also the huge variety of packaging that comes with our purchases.  Recycling is our full time job, but it doesn’t have to be yours.  We hope to help you to help...

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