Great to be back!
May14

Great to be back!

We are so pleased that all our enterprises are back open and we can start fulfilling our charitable objectives to the max!  Doing good work, creating sustainable jobs and wage-based training opportunities.   Car Bute – Bike Bute – supporting low carbon travel choices                 ReStyle – diverting useful things from landfill Bute Produce – providing seasonal,...

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Fyne Futures shortlisted
Aug16

Fyne Futures shortlisted

A lot can happen in a month. Barely have a few weeks gone by since Fyne Futures hosted cabinet secretary for environment and climate change Roseanna Cunningham. Ms Cunningham toured our recycling centre, learning how the introduction of the Scottish Governments deposit return scheme would impact upon social enterprises running recycling and reuse operations. She then followed this with a visit to Chapel Hill raised bed garden, meeting...

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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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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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