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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Recycling team receive national recognition
Jun01

Recycling team receive national recognition

We are proud to announce that this year the recycling team at Fyne Futures were finalists at the 2018 Awards for Excellence in Waste Management. The team were nominated in the category of ‘Best Community Recycling Initiative’ and were one of only four finalists recognised nationally.   The awards took place on 10th May 2018 in London and the ceremony stands as a way to recognise the achievements of social enterprises,...

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Lifelong learning for a greener future
May08

Lifelong learning for a greener future

Intrinsic to everything we do at Fyne Futures, the same core elements always exist. Environment, education and community are the three driving factors in all of our core business units. Take Bute Produce for example; whilst it is easy to see how our organic growing principles and permaculture practices are there to best serve the ground we work with, digging a little deeper will show a far more detailed story. The garden delivers...

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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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European Week of Waste Reduction
Nov09

European Week of Waste Reduction

This November will be busy on Bute. Between the 18th and 26th November Fyne Futures will be taking part in European Week of Waste Reduction (EWWR). Our team will be laying on a demonstration of the best way to recycle and the importance of efficient reuse. Our team at Bute Produce will be running the Master Composter Training workshop on the 22nd and 23rd- a two day training course that explains the science behind composting and gives...

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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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