Emily Johns of Skye Beach Cleans reports on the achievements of 2022 and progress that is being made towards tackling beach waste at its source.
If you are feeling overwhelmed about the amount of plastic in your life, and want to use less of it, have a look at this practical guide by Greenpeace's Big Plastic Count. Tips for bathroom, kitchen, wardrobe, online shopping and deliveries and going out and about...
From 1st June (subject to the UK Internal Market Act 2020) in Scotland it is unlawful to make and supply commercially specific problematic single-use plastic items which are commonly found in beach litter.
The Co-op’s 2021 sustainability report explains what happens to the soft plastic it collects in store-front bins.
Portree now has its own Top Up Tap in Somerled Square, installed by Scottish Water. This will help to reduce single use plastic water bottles in Portree and beyond as residents and visitors can refill their bottles from the tap.
The Scottish government is reviewing the impact of existing incineration plants and what role incineration should play in Scotland’s future waste policy. Consultation closes Monday 21st February.
Contribute your views to the Scottish Government’s consultation on marine litter.
A short animation on how the oil and gas industry is driving the dramatic increase in plastics production and contributing to greenhouse gas emissions and pollution.
Single-use products have proliferated during the COVID19 pandemic, but re-usable products do not increase the risk of virus transmission. Find out why and how to support businesses to return to refill.
Residents and regular visitors to the island are invited to join the Skye Community Litter Project : adopt an area to clean, and put yourself on the map.