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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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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Happy New Year – 2015, Bring it on!
Jan05

Happy New Year – 2015, Bring it on!

And happy Monday to you all too!  Normal recycling services are resumed. Monday – Bring Site Day – multiple user sites on Bute and Cowal will be serviced today Tuesday – off island crew will be at Tighnabruich picking up from kerbsides – remember to have your blue bins and recycling bags out for 9am The on island crew will be catching up on sorting of collected materials and ReStyle viewings, collections and...

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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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