Amy Bentall, Janet Ullman and Emma Bee are the new Highland Community Waste Partnership team for Skye! The Highland Community Waste Partnership focuses on reducing food waste, tackling single use items, and increasing the use of pre-loved, repaired and shared goods....
Take part in Oxfam's Second-hand September by choosing to shop second hand for the month of September - and beyond!
The Bill (published 13th June) has provisions for establishing a circular economy strategy and penalties for failure to recycle and single use items, amongst other things. Environmental groups say it needs to tackle production by setting consumption targets.
From July 22nd to August 5th, a team of Environmental Scientists from Loughborough University will be visiting Skye to conduct a research project that explores what types of litter persist on the island’s beaches in the modern day, and in what quantity. Surveys and cleans will take place around the island.
Waste Not continues to keep useful items in circulation and out of landfill. Come along to one of the Wednesday sessions in April and May, and see what you may find!
Our Healthy Homes for Skye, Raasay & Lochalsh project has received 330 responses from residents. Help us get to 400 by sharing the link.
Our Healthy Homes for Skye, Raasay & Lochalsh project has launched! We encourage all households in the area to take the survey to find out the number of homes that are draughty, damp and expensive to keep warm. See the post for survey links.
The Association for Protection of Rural Scotland is calling for volunteers to gather litter data before and after the launch of the Deposit Return Scheme to help assess the impact of the scheme.
Emily Johns explains how they are planning to convert beach rope and net into plant pots.
Tips on what to do with items that are not accepted in household recycling.