Refuse, Reduce and Reuse – the best solutions
Feb19

Refuse, Reduce and Reuse – the best solutions

And then recycle! “On 1st January 2018, China’s implementation of a ban on importing waste cast a spotlight on the ineffectual and hugely problematic system of waste disposal globally. Western countries have for too long been exploiting a system of dumping waste in developing countries, mostly in Asia. Now that these countries are rightly saying no more, we are witnessing an increase in incineration and open burning of waste, as...

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European Week of Waste Reduction
Nov09

European Week of Waste Reduction

This November will be busy on Bute. Between the 18th and 26th November Fyne Futures will be taking part in European Week of Waste Reduction (EWWR). Our team will be laying on a demonstration of the best way to recycle and the importance of efficient reuse. Our team at Bute Produce will be running the Master Composter Training workshop on the 22nd and 23rd- a two day training course that explains the science behind composting and gives...

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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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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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