Christmas recycling dates
Nov30

Christmas recycling 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 site’...

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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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Call for volunteers!
Feb21

Call for volunteers!

We are looking for volunteers to support our recycling materials recovery operation.  Recycling volumes have increased by 30% over the last few months.  This is great news for the environment!  Volunteering with our recycling team is a wonderful way to support the goal of Zero Waste Bute. Volunteering at our Recycling Centre could help you learn and develop knowledge and skills useful to gaining paid employment.  Why not pop in for a...

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Consider and Be Considerate
Jan17

Consider and Be Considerate

Moving Towards a Zero Waste Bute is an ambitious plan to benefit our community with improved amenity, reduced costs and sustainable jobs.  There have. over the last year. been many rewarding moments which have been shared through this blog and other media along the way.  Recycling rates are up 30%, reuse in business and domestic settings has become part of how we think with many tonnes diverted back into our community, and sharing...

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Ardbeg Recycling
Jan11

Ardbeg Recycling

Dark o’clock and neighbours are setting out their recycling bins and bags around Ardbeg.  With the wild weather, there is evidence of wind blown materials, so nice to see people taking the time to change it from litter back into recycling with a quick pick up and into the nearest bag or bin.  A bit of consideration is what makes our community!  

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