Call for volunteers!
Feb21

Call for volunteers!

We are looking for volunteers to support our recycling materials recovery operation.  Recycling volumes have increased by 30% over the last few months.  This is great news for the environment!  Volunteering with our recycling team is a wonderful way to support the goal of Zero Waste Bute. Volunteering at our Recycling Centre could help you learn and develop knowledge and skills useful to gaining paid employment.  Why not pop in for a...

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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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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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