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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Christmas and New Year Collections
Dec21

Christmas and New Year Collections

All our areas of the business (Recycling, Bute Produce, Re-Style and Car Bute) will close on Christmas Eve at 3pm and reopen on Tuesday 29th December at 9am, closing again on Thursday 31st December at 3pm and reopening Tuesday 5th January 2016 at 9am. Recycling Collections that would have taken place on the Fridays will now happen on the Thursdays (24th and 31st) and Monday collections of recycling and food waste will happen on the...

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Hard to Let Homes

Fyne Futures have been working with Zero Waste Scotland and Fyne Homes in regard to  Hard to Let homes on Bute.  Two flats were chosen at King Street, both ground floor bedsits, at 0/1 and 0/2 King Street.  Both flats have been fully furnished with reusable items from our re-style shop in Montague street.  They have been  altered, painted and transformed. We would like to invite you to view the properties on Thursday and Friday of...

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“Weather” we can “Weather” we Can’t
Jan21

“Weather” we can “Weather” we Can’t

    Our recycling team was out today in the Craigmore area with the adverse weather conditions stopping them from reaching everyone on this route. Ardencraig Road was too slippy for our lorry so they didn’t reach them, and Glen Royal Road was another one we couldn’t get to. We do apologise for this as we need to put safety first. We will try and collect those areas tomorrow morning ( Thursday ) if the weather has...

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