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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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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Ardbeg Recycling
Jan11

Ardbeg Recycling

Dark o’clock and neighbours are setting out their recycling bins and bags around Ardbeg.  With the wild weather, there is evidence of wind blown materials, so nice to see people taking the time to change it from litter back into recycling with a quick pick up and into the nearest bag or bin.  A bit of consideration is what makes our community!  

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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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Christmas Recycling Arrangements
Dec08

Christmas Recycling Arrangements

Christmas is almost upon us! We will be closed Monday 26th and Tuesday 27th December 2016: Monday 2nd and Tuesday 3rd January 2017.  There are 3 kerbside routes impacted by the holidays. Monday 26th December – Country Run – final collection for 2016 will be 12th December 2016, next collection day Monday 9th January 2017. Tuesday 27th December – Port Bannatyne – final collection for 2016 will be 13th December 2016, next collection day...

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