Consider and Be Considerate
Jan17

Consider and Be Considerate

Moving Towards a Zero Waste Bute is an ambitious plan to benefit our community with improved amenity, reduced costs and sustainable jobs.  There have. over the last year. been many rewarding moments which have been shared through this blog and other media along the way.  Recycling rates are up 30%, reuse in business and domestic settings has become part of how we think with many tonnes diverted back into our community, and sharing...

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Inspire, Educate and Empower – Rothesay Joint Campus lead the way!
Jun03

Inspire, Educate and Empower – Rothesay Joint Campus lead the way!

In an imaginative collaboration, Rothesay Joint Campus have joined with Fyne Futures, to merge inter-disciplinary learning with Zero Waste Bute.  A full day of activities involved teachers and learners that contained serious learning across a number of subjects and explored the issue of sustainable waste management. Before of the big day XL pupils will created a photo story of litter ‘hotspots’. Pupils from Secondary 1 began the day...

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Recycling Services
May04

Recycling Services

Thank you so much for participating!  We have received many enquirers asking about new recycling calendars for 2016-2017.  Unfortunately with the forthcoming changes to landfill bin collection, we are unable to go to print on new calendars.  However, we are following the same rotation as last year. Here’s a reminder of where and when householder collection services occur Ardbeg/Port Bannatyne route is today, 4th May 2016 and...

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West Church Car Park Bring Site
Oct09

West Church Car Park Bring Site

Following the Demolition of the West Church, we have reinstated the Recycling Bins in the car park . There are two bins for Plastic bottles and one for cans these bins are marked for each  of the  recyclates  , there is also a Textile Bank which has been moved up to where the bins have been situated. We would like to take this opportunity to thank our community for their participation in recycling which diverts a great deal 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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