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What will a greener life in 2030 Scotland look like? Scotland 2030 is a series of interactive videos that follow a typical day of a Scottish family.

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Is 2016 the year of the Electric Vehicle?

Electric vehicles, plug-in hybrids and other low emission vehicles are going further and becoming more a...

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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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Climate Challenge Fund Videos

The Scottish Government has invested over £85.6 million in the Climate Challenge Fund since its launch in 2008, and 622 community groups taking action through 986 projects 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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Travel links and resources

Making smarter transport choices could make you fitter, healthier and wealthier. 

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Arrange a test drive

It's simple to arrange a test drive of an electric vehicle.

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Why buy an electric vehicle?

One of the more fuel-efficient or alternative-fuelled vehicles on the market could cut your carbon emissions, fuel bills and vehicle tax. Plus the most eco-friendly cars don’t require vehicle tax at all.

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Different types of vehicle

An electric vehicle (EV) is one powered – in full or in part – by a battery that plugs directly into mains electricity. 

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Greener driving

Learn how you can drive smarter and choose different ways to drive to save money and help make Scotland a cleaner, greener place.

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Smarter travel choices

Did you know that almost half of all our journeys are under two miles? Perfect to walk or cycle.

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Saving energy in your community

There are ways of saving energy in your community too. Joining forces can help you to save money on fuel bills by sharing the cost of generating your own power.

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