Bute 360 Food Chain
Jul28

Bute 360 Food Chain

April was the launch of Bute 360 Supply Chain project, funded by Climate Challenge Fund.  The project will take a look at how we can have a “closed loop” system for fresh local produce.  The very wet and cold spring have had their impact on the project however a lot has been achieved during the first 3 months. Composting area set up Grow Your Own Workshops New work-based trainees recruited And lots of learning April was...

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The Value of Food Waste
Jul13

The Value of Food Waste

Every year in Scotland we throw away over 630,000 tonnes – or £1 billion worth – of food.  That’s £470 a year or £39 per month, for the average household. Zero Waste Bute is our vision.  Currently most food waste on Bute goes into general waste and then on to landfill.  We are going to change that!  Today is first day of our new food waste collection service. 50 households will participate in our pilot scheme....

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Bute Energy Audit
Apr23

Bute Energy Audit

Aside from all our wonderful environmental activities, goods and services, we love to get involved in working collaboratively with other islands in Scotland and across Europe.  2014 gave us such an opportunity.  You can find out what happened here.

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A Very Happy New Year from all at Fyne Futures
Dec31

A Very Happy New Year from all at Fyne Futures

  Raising a glass to you all – Here’s Tae Us, Wha’s Like Us – Damn Few And They’re A’...

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2014 – A Very Green Year
Dec31

2014 – A Very Green Year

What a wonderful and diverse year 2014 has been! Installation of Bute Cycle Network completed our Towards Zero Carbon Bute project Over 70 new households signed up for recycling services We re-launched ReStyle in a bigger brighter store A new electric/petrol hybrid vehicle joined our Car Bute fleet Bute Produce brought back heritage potatoes to Bute We have been recognised locally, nationally and globally for our environmental work....

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Environmental Social Enterprise

There are so many wonderful social enterprises across Scotland.  The breadth and depth of the work that is delivered is truly inspirational.  We were honoured to be nominated to Glenfiddich Spirit of Scotland Awards 2014 Environment category.  Thank you to the person who nominated us. It is amazing that all four nominees in the category are connected to social enterprise bringing people back into touch with the environment.  We would...

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