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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Weather Warning!
Dec23

Weather Warning!

  Storm Barbara has arrived but that doesn’t stop our Zero Waste Heroes.  Our crews will be out and about today collecting from kerbsides from Glenburn Road into Guildford Square and all households in between.  They will also be servicing the multi-user bring sites around the island.  Give them a wave as they pass! When presenting your blue bin and green bag, please consider placing your green bag on top of the paper and...

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Good Neighbours Support Recycling Trial
Sep07

Good Neighbours Support Recycling Trial

Fyne Futures are launching a new pilot to understand how to improve recycling participation in tenement properties.  81 household in Central Rothesay will be provided with 4 different methods of recycling. Recognising that storage space and flights of stairs can make it difficult for people to get into recycling, the recycling team are working with residents to find solutions.  The 12 week pilot, which begins with first collection of...

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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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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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