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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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Sustainability and Coffee

“A movement happens when people talk to one another, when ideas spread within the community, ...

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Be inspired by Paris climate change talks and up your greener game

The climate talks in Paris are in full swing. International leaders are busy discussing the future health o...

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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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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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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 recycling search

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

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Reducing work travel

For many of us, the main reason we travel regularly is to get to work.

Active travel

The day-to-day travel decisions you make can have a real impact on making Scotland a cleaner, greener place to live – and they could also help you to be fitter, healthier, happier and wealthier.

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Reusing materials

We can make a difference to the environment by reusing more of what we already have.

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Reducing your waste

When it comes to minimising the impact of consumption on Scotland's environment, the best place to start is by trying to reduce what we use.

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Why reduce, reuse and recycle?

There are many good reasons to reduce, reuse and recycle. Everything we use has to come from somewhere and must go somewhere once we’re finished with it.

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Scotland’s businesses encouraged to get good vibes

Gillian Bruce, advice and engagement manager at SEPA and chair of VIBES Awards, talks about the busines...

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Welcome to Ecotown!

Richard Corrigan is an Account Relationship Manager for Scottish Busi...

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Happier mealtimes with Scotch Beef

There are lots of great reasons to celebrate Scotch Beef as part of the ‘Happier Mealtimes’ campaign.

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