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Welcome to the Greener Scotland Recipe finder. Search for new ways to use local, fresh, in season produce and eat more tasty and healthy meals.

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Too Good to Waste 2012 Extras

Extra scenes from Too Good to Waste.

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Too Good to Waste 2012 Video Diaries

Video diaries from Too Good to Waste.

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Too Good to Waste 2012 Programmes

Eight of the nation’s favourite celebrities make some surprising discoveries about their waste and how much it costs them. Watch our double acts go greener together – and see how much some expert advice can save them each year.

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Passing It On Extras

Extra scenes from Passing It On, the second series of Too Good to Waste.

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Passing It On Programmes

In 2013, Too Good to Waste: Passing It On returned to our screens in three parts. During this second series, we revisited Kaye Adams, Fred MacAulay, Shereen Nanjiani, Stephen Purdon, Chick Young, Des McLean and Julie Hannah, to find out if they have changed their ways or if they are still wasters.

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Too Good to Waste

Greener living helps to make Scotland a cleaner, healthier and better place to live. Tackling our wasteful ways is just one area where we can improve – whether it’s keeping the heat in, cutting food waste or curbing fuel costs.

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2014 Greener Together Winners

The Scottish Government rewards community action for the environment. Five community projects have been announced as this year’s winners of Scotland’s Greener Together Awards.

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2013 Greener Together Winners

First introduced as part of the Year of Natural Scotland 2013, the Scottish Government aims to encourage, celebrate and reward community action for the environment around Scotland.

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Greener Together Awards

Across Scotland, communities are organising and acting together to make Scotland a cleaner, greener place. 

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Home Energy Efficiency Programmes for Scotland Loan Scheme

Interest free loans of up to £10,000 for home energy improvements.

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Climate Challenge Fund Videos

The Scottish Government has invested over £66.3 million in the Climate Challenge Fund since its launch in 2008, and 548 community groups taking action on climate change have benefitted.  

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Welcome to Greener Scotland

Tackling climate change can seem like a daunting one, but a series of small, simple changes in your everyday routine can help.

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Calculations

Reducing your carbon impact helps to build a cleaner, greener, healthier Scotland.

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Food waste links and resources

A few useful resources and links to help you reduce food waste.

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Businesses and food waste

It’s not only Scotland’s households that can reduce their food and drink waste to save money and help the environment; the law now requires most food businesses to separate their food waste too.

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From farm to fork

When we waste food, it’s not the only resource that's lost. We also waste the energy, fuel, water and time that it took to grow, harvest, store, transport and cook the food.

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Food waste facts

We all throw more food away than we should. We buy more food than we need, then cook or prepare portions that we can’t finish.

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Composting food waste

Some of the food we throw away is unavoidable - food we can't eat like banana skins, peelings, teabags, bones, or eggshells.

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