You won’t believe how much…
Dec18

You won’t believe how much…

You won’t believe how much food waste we are diverting from landfill through our Climate Challenge funded Bute 360 Food Project. The household food waste collection service is performing very well, with an average 32 households taking part each week; representing a presentation rate of 62.74% of the 51 households taking part in the pilot.  We are collecting an average 78.47 kg of food waste from each weekly collection.  That...

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Isle of Bute – Scotland’s First Zero Waste Island
Sep10

Isle of Bute – Scotland’s First Zero Waste Island

Scotland’s second Zero Waste Town was launched today thanks to the financial and practical backing of a national waste reduction campaign led by Zero Waste Scotland. The Isle of Bute is the second part of Scotland so far to join the Zero Waste Towns initiative, which harnesses the efforts of residents and businesses to reduce waste, recycle more, and use resources – such as waste electrical equipment – efficiently. Fyne Futures Ltd, a...

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Tender Launched for Business Planning Support
Aug28

Tender Launched for Business Planning Support

Fyne Futures is seeking a consultant who will compile and write a detailed business plan for food waste collection service and in-vessel composting solution....

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How many tonnes of food does the UK waste?
Aug06

How many tonnes of food does the UK waste?

An article written in May this year, which reveals the surprising truth about how the UK, is handling it’s food. http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/may/22/uk-tops-chart-of-eu-food-waste  

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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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