Bute Friday
Nov26

Bute Friday

A week of sales has come and gone, and with it European Week of Waste Reduction. Did you get an opportunity to snap up a bargain? Between furniture sales, fabric promotions and the chance to grab that extra chair for the Christmas table there would have been something for everyone. The European Week for Waste Reduction (EWWR) is an initiative promoting awareness-raising actions about sustainable resource and waste management during a...

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Pass It On week
Mar30

Pass It On week

With Pass It On week now becoming a distant memory we can look back on it as a success. Certainly it was a community affair, with Rothesay Primary and Rothesay Academy each arranging events such as an ‘eco-day’. The eco day comprised 11 events, including introductions to willow work, a talk on the importance of recycling and talks on agriculture. There were also campus cleaning groups on hand and other schools on the...

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Full steam ahead for Pass It On Week
Mar12

Full steam ahead for Pass It On Week

The flags were out, the stage was set and on Saturday it was all go as Pass It On Week began at our Restyle shop. The annual event takes place nationwide and is championed by Recycle For Scotland. The event has been promoted across Bute in local press and media, and everyone from local schools and nurseries to charity shops and transport companies are taking part. It is an excellent opportunity to raise awareness of the importance of...

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Give us a call for a New Recycling Bin
Sep19

Give us a call for a New Recycling Bin

With the new dates for 3 weekly collections just being announced and everyone locally will just have received their new calendars through the post with dates for bin collections and recycling collections. If you would like a FREE blue recycling bin or a green bag then simply give us a call on 01700 503181 to order one, the sooner you start to recycle the better. Don’t let your good Recycling Go to...

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IDL Day at Rothesay Joint Campus
May30

IDL Day at Rothesay Joint Campus

Last Friday (27th May), Fyne Futures joined with Rothesay Joint Campus for their IDL (Inter Disciplinary Learning day), the topic being Zero Waste Bute. All first year students were welcomed in the morning with an introductory talk as to what we term waste and waste management was discussed, then they carried out a waste audit throughout the social areas of the school and playground and realised that there were a number of hot spots,...

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Make Do and Mend Free Workshops
Jan25

Make Do and Mend Free Workshops

We are running 4 “Made Do and Mend Workshops” in conjunction with Zero Waste Bute and our pilot of Textiles which begin this Thursday 28th January in certain areas of the Island. The workshops will teach basic sewing skills to encourage us all to fix rather than throw away, the workshops will cover: Hemming by Hand How to Alter a Seam Hemming with an Iron How to Sew on a Button The workshops are FREE and will take place in...

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