Get ready to pass it on
Feb01

Get ready to pass it on

Its coming up to that time of year again; where the ethos of reuse and upcycling mix with the generosity of the people of Scotland. Few places is this as successful as here on Bute. Pass It On Week takes place between 10th and 18th of March and though there is over a month to go people are already gearing up in readiness. Local parent and toddler groups are looking for ways to pass on games and toys that are no longer of interest to...

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The Wee Greenhoos
Jan31

The Wee Greenhoos

In the next fortnight you may spot a flurry of activity taking place up at the Bute Produce community garden. The youth of Rothesay are keen to get involved in the learning opportunities available, and plans are underway to teach them how to create their very own ‘wee greenhoos’. Achievement Bute will be working in partnership with Bute Produce during the February school break to deliver a three day activity which will be...

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Planting out at Battery Place
Jan17

Planting out at Battery Place

Amidst the snow and under the palm trees, this Sunday will see the first day of planting for the Future Growth project. The project has found enthusiasm amongst local residents and, whilst we have no control over the weather we feel sure that those who have attended the training are well prepared for the task ahead of them. The training had taught skills of seeding, planting out, ground preparation and harvesting; skills that will all...

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Christmas Collection Dates
Dec18

Christmas Collection Dates

We are swiftly approaching that time of year again. Time to get out the wrapping paper, the tinsel and put up the Christmas tree. For the recycling team at Fyne Futures this is a busy time of year, as we see an increase in recyclates. The festive season means areas of Bute whose kerbside recycling is affected by the Christmas and New Year holidays have their days altered.   But fear not! We lay on additional ‘bring...

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EWWR open day a success
Nov30

EWWR open day a success

  Today has been the start of our week supporting European Week of Waste Reduction and we’ve had a great time. We’ve been showing guests around our site, talking about what can and can’t be recycled and the way we handle recyclates. It’s so important to reduce your waste in whatever form it be. And in the second part of our day we held a demonstrated the value of reuse- David was repairing a chair in...

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