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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 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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Greener Together awards 2015 – the winners

This year’s Greener Together Awards brought another raft of impressive entries from organisations across ...

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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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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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Charge Point Map

Use our interactive map to find free public charge points for your electric vehicle across Scotland.

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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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If everyone in Scotland...

We can do so much if we do it together. Watch our videos to find out what could happen if everyone in Scotland joined together to live a greener lifestyle.

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The Himalayan Centre for Arts & Culture

The Himalayan Centre for Arts & Culture, based in Leith in Edinburgh, is running a project to make Leit...

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Recycling links and resources

Reduce, reuse and recycle to save money, give things another life and lessen the impact of manufacturing and waste on the Scottish environment.

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Materials you can recycle

Recycling a wide range of materials is easier than ever and a great step towards a greener lifestyle. There are lots of ways to recycle more household items, more often.

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How does recycling work?

Innovations in technology mean that today’s recycling processes are highly sophisticated.

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Recycling

For a cleaner, greener Scotland, we should reduce and reuse all we can. For those things we can't find a new use for, it's never been easier to recycle a whole range of materials.

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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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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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Food waste recycling search

Many local authorities in Scotland now offer food waste recycling with street bin collection.

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