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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Have you seen this kit?
Sep26

Have you seen this kit?

Our Tenement Recycling Trial is underway with 2 collections already made.  Early days yet, however we have seen an increase in the volume of recycling materials.  The number of households getting involved as increased.  There has been a small amount of contamination as people learn what good recycling practice looks like. An especial thanks to neighbours at 68-70 High Street, many new participants and good quality recycling.  The kit...

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National Recycle Week 12-18 September 2016
Sep12

National Recycle Week 12-18 September 2016

If you’re not already recycling, below will explain how easy it is and how you can really make a difference. For those who already recycle, discover the positive effect your recycling efforts are making and find out what else you could do. Recycling conserves resources When you recycle, used materials are converted into new products, reducing the need to consume natural resources. If used materials are not recycled, new products...

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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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