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    Every day heroes saving Scotland from climate change

    We’ve been on the lookout for every day heroes from across the country who are living that little bit gre...

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    The Ultimate Greener Christmas Gift Guide

    While it’s great to get crafty at Christmas and make your own gifts, sometimes it’s not always that eas...

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    Flora’s festive treat to fight food waste

    The Great British Bake Off star, Flora Shedden from Dunkeld, is guest posting on the blog this week and...

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    Revamp your home with top tips from the DesignDoc

    Freshening up your home doesn’t have to be costly. For beautiful, unique furniture that costs a fraction ...

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    Recipe Finder

    Welcome to the Greener Scotland Recipe finder. Search for new ways to use local, fresh, in season produce and eat more tasty and healthy meals.

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    Too Good to Waste 2012 Extras

    Extra scenes from Too Good to Waste.

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    Too Good to Waste 2012 Video Diaries

    Video diaries from Too Good to Waste.

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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 Extras

    Extra scenes from Passing It On, the second series of Too Good to Waste.

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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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    Interest Free Loan with 25% Cash Back Scheme

    Interest free loans of up to £15,000 for home energy improvements. For a limited time homeowners can also receive 25% of their loan (up to a maximum of £3750) in cash back once the measure has been installed.

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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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    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 facts

    We’ve rounded up some food waste facts and statistics to put into perspective the scale of the problem and show how recycling food waste can really make a difference.

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    Composting food waste

    If your local authority does not offer a food waste recycling service, you can recycle your food waste in a composting bin or a compost heap.

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    Food waste recycling in your area

    Many local authorities in Scotland now offer food waste recycling with street bin collection. Find out here if yours does.

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    Shop smarter

    Avoidable food and drink waste costs the average household £470 annually. That’s at least £40 a month you could save.

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    Eating greener links and resources

    A few useful resources and links to help you eat greener.

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    Types of food

    By reducing our food waste, we could enjoy more of the food we buy and save up to £470 a year in the process.

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