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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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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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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Bute Studio Trail 23-24th July 2016
Jul21

Bute Studio Trail 23-24th July 2016

Fyne Futures through support from Zero Waste Bute are pleased to support Bute Artists this weekend, in promoting use of Recycled materials in Art.  It is always a very good weekend, we would urge our readers to visit, see link below.   http://www.butestudiotrail.com/    

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The Pass It On Habit!
May05

The Pass It On Habit!

There is a technical thought process to achieving #zerowastebute – the waste hierarchy is designed to help us pause and think about how we should deal with the resources in front of us. Step 1: reduce the amount of resources we use Step 2: reuse as much as we can Step 3: recycle material Step 4: recover as much material as possible Step 5: well let’s avoid that if possible De-cluttering, spring cleaning, gutting oot!...

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ReStyle Argyll
Mar17

ReStyle Argyll

The Reuse and Repair Hub project will be led by Fyne Futures who will operate the Re-use and Repair Hub on Bute with Spokes based with ReJig in Islay, GRAB Trust, Lori in Oban and Kintyre Recycling in Campbelltown.  A Co-owned Webstore Model will be developed to expand and raise the profile of materials available and increase customer access. This is an exciting project which will see the partners train people in furniture...

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